Amanda Swinehart's Resume


Energetic, professional, and pragmatic scopist who takes pride in producing clean transcripts and providing reliable service.  My time in office management helped me develop outstanding communication, time-management, and organizational skills.  I work efficiently under stress and understand the importance of accuracy, readability, and meeting deadlines.  Superior editing and research skills, and a work ethic that would make your dad proud.

Freelance Scopist

January 2020 - present​

I assist court reporters in producing accurate, readable transcripts.


Production Coordinator

February 2011 - October 2019

​As a television production coordinator in the corporate office of Endemol Shine, I was responsible for making sure network and internal deadlines were being met.  I also managed production calendars and budgets, payroll, and a small staff.

In 2014 I transitioned into freelance television production and became the liaison between the staff in the field and the executives in the office.  I was responsible for ensuring that production ran on time and according to schedule, as well as managed the day-to-day logistics, and crew and cast.


Reporter/Copy Editor

​June 2009 - February 2011

​I attended community events and meetings, conducted interviews, fact-checked, and copy edited for daily and weekly publications.

  • Case CATalyst

  • Dictionary building

  • Indexing

  • Time management

  • Communication

  • On-time delivery

Activities & Interests
  • Wilderness First Responder

  • Volunteer for the National Park Service

  • Needlework

  • Gardening


Internet Scoping School

​2019 - 2020

I studied punctuation, notereading, medical terminology, transcript production, Case CATalyst, and scoped more than 500 pages of transcripts.



Southern Illinois University

​2005 - 2009

I earned a bachelor of science in journalism with an emphasis in news/editorial.  I learned to write and copy edit for print and online media.