Colleen Barry

Copy Editor

Colleen Barry is a copy editor at ProPublica.

With 18 years of experience, Barry has proofread, copy edited, line edited and content edited a variety of media, in addition to writing headlines and drafting corrections. She previously worked at FiveThirtyEight, where she served for four years as a copy editor and fact-checker. At FiveThirtyEight, she also worked extensively with data, collaborating with assigning editors and writers to help frame stories accurately and decide on the fairest, clearest way of analyzing and explaining the information available. As a freelancer, Barry has also edited copy for clients including and AdExchanger, and she previously worked at magazine publisher IDG Enterprise.

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