About this site

The original A.M. Murrell Logo, 2002

The original A.M. Murrell Logo, 2002

Testy Copy Editors began as an America Online chat room in 1992, moved to Yahoo Groups in 1999, and then to a free-standing site in 2002. It is the only significant website devoted to news  editing.

himselfPhillip Blanchard is the founder and proprietor of Testy Copy Editors. He edits for hire, and is a contract editor for the Tribune News Service. He worked for more than 35 years at newspapers in upstate New York, at the Chicago Sun-Times  and at the Washington Post.