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Lauren Dyas

714-404-9708 2172 Bald Eagle Court Draper, UT 84020 w w EDUCATION BA in Linguistics; Editing, minor: April 2014 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah WRITING AND EDITING EXPERIENCE Editing and Research Assistant, Professor Craig K. Manscill, Department of Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University, Jan. 2014–present • Research for and develop article outlines • Source check and proofread articles and dissertations • Provide copyediting and substantive editing queries and revision suggestions Copyeditor, Stowaway Magazine, Brigham Young University, Sep.–Dec. 2013 • Interviewed for and wrote articles • Edited articles for length, clarity, tone, pace, etc. • Accepted last-minute assignments to edit, revise, and proofread • Fact checked, analyzed, and organized articles • Suggested, reviewed, accepted, and negotiated changes with authors • Verified style was consistent and conformed to Chicago Manual of Style and the Stowaway Style Guide Facebook Manager, Stowaway Magazine, Brigham Young University, Sep.–Dec. 2013 • Created status updates and responded to inquiries in a timely manner • Promoted new issues, timely articles, contests, and giveaways • Instructed staff on how to use Facebook effectively • Maintained records about Facebook analytics; reported findings to the staff Writer/Editor, Internet Safety Project, Jun.–Aug. 2010 • Researched popular Internet sites and jargon • Copyedited and wrote wiki articles WORK EXPERIENCE Seasonal Sales Representative, Deseret Book, Santa Ana, CA, Oct.–Dec. 2012 • Achieved top sales for Platinum Rewards Accounts • Provided customer service in bookstore and distribution center Tutor, Tutored children (grades 1–11) in grammar, reading, and writing skills • Self-employed, private tutoring, 2007–present • The Learning Curve, Anaheim, CA, Oct. 2010–Feb. 2011 • AmeriCorps, Volunteer Tutor for underprivileged youth and Executive Officer, Feb.–Dec. 2007 Caregiver, Hutchinson Family, Draper, UT, Apr. 2013–present • 25–30 hours per week: clean, do laundry, cook, etc. • Nanny for baby James; read, play with, nurture, and love him to pieces OTHER EXPERIENCE • Full-time Spanish-speaking LDS mission, 2011–2012, fluent in Spanish • Travel: Mexico Study Abroad, Apr.–Jun. 2010; England, France, Italy, Greece, Belgium • Interests: Scuba certified, CPR certified, piano, guitar, running (marathon, check!), snowboarding, skydiving, hiking, cooking, arts, crafts, sewing, reading, kids, outdoors, travel, dance (tap and jazz)

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