Jennifer Rubio

Copy Editor

Jennifer

“Working for Dragonfly is a great opportunity to apply my skills to help create materials that are polished, professional, and error-free. The people I work with are talented professionals who have a drive to achieve and succeed. Together, we spur each other to do our very best.”

Off the clock

The Capitals and the Nationals
Asian media—from Japanese anime to Chinese dramas and novels
Creative writing

Jennifer has nearly 20 years of experience copy editing and proofreading, including time spent in news media, nonprofits, and public relations. She brings an eagle eye and an encyclopedic knowledge of grammar to every project.

At Dragonfly, Jennifer copy edits business proposals, technical reports, and other corporate communications. 

Prior to starting at Dragonfly, she was a full-time freelance editor for five years, working with health companies, book publishers, and nonprofits. As a freelancer, Jennifer ran her own business, Magic Wand Editing. Clients of note included the Pew Research Center, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, VOX Global (a public relations firm handling publications for major, household-name corporations), and Callisto Media. 

Jennifer also has 13 years’ experience copy editing in in-house, salaried positions. For six years, she worked for Congressional Quarterly (now FiscalNote) to edit daily and breaking news, a weekly magazine, and longer-lead publications. She spent four years as the lead copy and production editor for the annual CQ Almanac, handling not just copy editing but also layout and communications with the printer. 

Jennifer is a member of ACES: The Society for Editing and the Editorial Freelancers Association. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband and their cat, Melody.

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