Liz prides herself on being a multifaceted and effective communicator able to:
- Elicit, capture, and—when appropriate—“translate” technical or tough-to-visualize information into more learner-friendly, engaging forms
- Perform substantive edits and copy edits according to AMA, AP, Chicago, and The Economist styles
- Think visually and work closely with e-learning storyboard artists, Web designers, medical illustrators, graphic designers, and video producers/directors to seamlessly marry visuals with text
A team player who accepts editorial guidance as gracefully as she mentors less experienced writers and editors, Liz can:
- Facilitate and coordinate editorial and administrative processes
- Identify and find timely solutions to emerging problems
- Reliably meet deadlines and consistently deliver quality work
1988 to 2002
(TLC has since been absorbed into Publicis Healthcare Communications Group)
Managed multifaceted projects through all stages of development for TLC, a multimedia publisher of medical-education and sales-training materials for healthcare and pharmaceutical sales professionals; interfaced with clients; budgeted time and resources; managed writers, editors, and consultants.
Designed and developed off-the-shelf and custom products; brainstormed, designed, wrote, and edited texts, workshops, coaching guides, assessments, video scripts, audio scripts, computer-based training, and marketing materials.
With editorial board developed ideas for articles and then solicited articles from clinicians and other healthcare specialists. Worked closely with authors and oversaw all editorial aspects of journal publication.
1977 to 1980
Allocated editorial space and ensured that all segments of the magazine were on schedule. Acted as liaison between editorial, art, production, and advertising departments. Wrote and edited feature stories and columns.
Assisted in the development of children’s books, from manuscript acquisition to the release of camera‑ready copy and art. Worked and corresponded with authors and illustrators; evaluated manuscripts under consideration for publication; and researched, copy edited, and proofread books under contract.
Slide set from TLC’s Clinical Pharmacology Workshop, Liz Muir
Healthy brain, brain with severe AD, Wikimedia Commons, NIH, public domain