Heidi R. Norrod

Multilingual Word Wizard

Heidi R. Norrod
Located in Tennessee, USA
Available remotely Globally
Email: hrnorrod@gmail.com
or
Call: 1-931-252-2636
The world is a better place when all of our words are understood. I work to make that happen. 
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    Translation
    The art of turning words and ideas from one language into another. I've been a professional translator for ten years, and have worked on a variety of projects.
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    Editing & Proofreading
    The management of your content to say and mean precisely what you intend for it to say and mean. I have been editing and proofreading professionally for 8 years.
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    Writing
    An art of telling stories or sharing ideas through words. I have been a professional writer for 15 years, and have acheived publication on several pieces of content.
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    Tutoring
    Tutoring does what classic classroom learning cannot; it allows for one-on-one interaction between a teacher and a student. I have been a private tutor for various grade levels for five years.

​Experience

Education

What I've Done Before: 
  • Legal, Medical, & Education
  • Literary & Freelance Writing
  • Academic Papers
  • Marketing, Advertising, & Public Relations
  • Media, Journalism, & Publishing
  • Travel & Tourism
  • L​inguistics, Translation
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia 
Russian Language Certification
Present (expected graduation year:  2017)

I am studying to obtain my certification in Russian Language translation. I currently speak, write, and read Russian at a level above Advanced Russian.

University of Minnesota, Minnesota
Swedish Language Certification
January 2009-June 2009

I took a course in the Swedish language to work toward my translation certification in Swedish.

Bitburg Language Schools, Bitburg, Germany
German Language Certification
August 2006 - January 2007

Obtained a language certification in the German Language. 

SPECIAL INTEREST:
  • William Jenkins Award and Scholarship for English
  • Studied languages for 28 years.
  • Taught a broad range of ages for 15 years.
  • German language certification.
  • Swedish language certification.
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LANGUAGES:
  • English (Native)
  • Russian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Swedish
  • Spanish
  • Currently learning Ukrainian.


Tennessee Technological University, Tennessee
English and Politics
August 2001 - August 2003

I double majored in English and Political Science, with a specialization in International Relations. I minored in German.

Livingston Academy High School, Tennessee
Diploma
August 1994 - May 1998

I graduated in the top 10% of my class with honors in German language.