Working languages:
Spanish to English
Portuguese to English
French to English

Deborah Workman
Telecom/new media tech, law, bus, mktg

United States
Local time: 19:57 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English 
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Translation, editorial, proofreading and transcription services in a broad range of technical and general interest subjects. Special expertise in telecommunications (fixed, mobile, voice, data, terrestrial, satellite), information technology, Internet, multimedia, radio, broadcast and cable TV.

Freelance translator Spanish, Portuguese and French to English. 32 years' work experience includes:


--18 years as an international telecommunications consultant, with work spanning some 200 countries and territories and some 40 public and private sectors in addition to the telecommunications industry itself, including government, defense, healthcare, education, aviation, banking, chemicals, electronics, food processing, heavy equipment, hospitality, legal services, oil and petroleum, pharmaceuticals, publishing, and transportation.

--17 years in international development, concentrated on projects and issues in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.

--12 years as the founder and president of a small business dedicated to serving the information requirements of telecom strategists in Latin American and Caribbean markets. This work involved translating general, legal, technical and commercial documents from Spanish, Portuguese and French to English and preparing print and electronic reports and databases for publication.

Overseas experience includes 16 years' residence in various countries of Latin America and the Caribbean and in the UK plus extensive business and leisure travel in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa/Middle East.

Early education in British system schools; higher education in American universities.

MA Telecommunication Policy, George Washington University

BA Communication (honors), George Mason University


Hobbies: Music, dance, international cuisine, gardening, home improvement, travel, religious and social studies.

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1135
PRO-level pts: 1060


Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English502
English300
English to Spanish117
French to English81
Portuguese to English40
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Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering274
Other233
Bus/Financial175
Art/Literary145
Law/Patents79
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Telecom(munications)169
Business/Commerce (general)79
Poetry & Literature76
Law: Contract(s)40
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama32
Energy / Power Generation31
IT (Information Technology)30
Pts in 57 more flds >

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Keywords: Telecommunications (fixed, mobile, voice, data, terrestrial, satellite), information technology, Internet, multimedia, radio, broadcast, cable TV, legal, commercial, contract, proposal, marketing, policy, research, poetry, lyrics, home improvement, US English, UK English, transcription, proofreading, editing, French, Spanish, Portuguese, translation, editing, proofreading, transcription, religious, children's


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