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Alannah Autrey

310 E 100 N Provo, UT 84606 801.604.2560 alannah.autrey@yahoo.com Education Brigham Young University, 2009 to present 3.77 Cumulative GPA BA English 3.69 Major GPA Minor: Editing 3.90 Minor GPA Minor: Spanish 3.63 Minor GPA Editing and Writing Courses Genre & Substantive Editing application of Peirce’s theory to redesign two visual pieces and edit text Basic Editing Skills use of The Chicago Manual of Style (Sixteenth Edition) to edit three style guides and two personal essays; daily exercise of copyediting, copy-to-copy proofreading, and fact checking; implementation of Global English editing; taught by Marvin Gardner Modern American Usage/Grammar of English research of current conventions of American usage; study of grammar Computers in Print Publishing design of a logo, business card, flier, magazine layout, and short book using InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop Creative Writing/Writing Fiction writing of poetry, short stories, creative nonfiction, and drama; writing 30,000 words of a novel; taught by Brandon Sanderson Editing Experience Publishing Intern, Deseret Book Company, September 2013 to present Write blurbs, proofread, fact check, participate in pre-press and blueline checks, and edit fiction substantively Associate Editor/Assitant Web Director, Stowaway magazine, September 2013 to present Write a feature article, edit articles, communicate with authors about revisions, and faciliate contracts with non-staff partipants Monitor Google Anylitics, upload new content to website, and contract with advertisers Editor, Leading Edge magazine, September 2013 to December 2013 Evaluated manuscripts for publication Critiqued submissions; replied personally with suggestions to authors Additional Work Experience Resident Assistant, BYU Residence Life, April 2013 to August 2013 Facilitated housing meetings and activities Counseled with residents to help them adjust to troubling situations or deal with crises Dining Employee, LDS Missionary Training Center, August 2011 to April 2013 Prepared and served meals to missionaries Marketing Intern, Beehive Bookstore, August 2011 to December 2011 Collected data through phone calls and customer surveys to assist in rebranding of company Additional student jobs promoting customer service skills, punctuality, and leadership including work as a nanny, packaging associate, dance teacher, and cashier Volunteer Experience Language Resident, BYU’s Foreign Language Student Residence, Summer 2011; August 2012 to August 2013 Facilitated Spanish House meals and planned activities Taught daily vocabulary exercises Church Relief Society Presidency Member/Youth Group Leader, August 2011 to August 2013 Planned service activities and teacher meetings Taught scriptural lessons to group of sixteen women and youth group of ten members International Student, Study Abroad in Merida, Mexico, June 2012 to August 2012 Researched culture and history of Mexico and presented research in three slideshows Executive Trainer, Central High School Drill Team, May 2008 to May 2009 Choreographed and taught dance routines to national award winning team of sixty women Led three fundraising events, two dance camps for school-aged children, and team tryouts Skills and Interests Copyediting, substantive editing, and visual design editing; basic design and layout; writing fiction novels and personal essays Computer programs Proficient: Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign Familiar: Photoshop, Illustrator

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