Ellen Ripstein
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    392 Central Park West Apt. 2K,
    New York, NY, 10025, United States of America
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    Office:   212 666-6998

Ellen Ripstein


Full Bio

Research, fact-checking, editing or proofreading work in television, print or online media. Specialty in puzzles and trivia games.

Work Experience


Editor/Proofreader of puzzles, Freelance

Proofread, fact-check and edit crosswords and other word puzzles on freelance basis. Clients have included:

New York Times

New York Times Digital Media, produce crossword files for nytimes.com

Sterling Publishing

Random House/Times Books

Dell Magazines

Book of the Month Club

Crosswords Club/Uptown Puzzles

Los Angeles Sunday Times

Chicago Tribune syndicate

Official Publications

Running Press

Herald Tribune

Uncle Johns Bathroom Readers

Complete Idiots Guides

Adams Media

Storey Publishing

Parnell Hall

Boxerjam.com games web site

Uproar.com games web site

5/07?6/07 Head Researcher, Embassy Row, Grand Slam

Supervised, checked and signed off on research of questions for GSN television show featuring former gam

Professional Credits
Crossword producer, NYTimes.com (New York Times Digital Media), 1996-present

Head researcher, Grand Slam (Embassy Row/GSN), 2007

Documentary subject, Wordplay (IFC/Weinstein), 2006

Senior researcher, Who Wants to be a Millionaire (Valleycrest/ABC), 2000-2004