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Brianne Burns

Brianne Burns - Editor

Austin, TX, United States


Hello! I am a proofreader/copy editor who has a vast love for literature and the English language. I am a recent graduate from Texas State, and worked for the University Star Newspaper as a copy editor for two years. Most recently I worked as an editorial intern for a Library Foundation non-profit.

English (US)
Adventure Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy LGBTQ Science Fiction Short Story Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Freelance Editor

May, 2017 – Present (10 months)

Editing documents as a contract worker for various companies. Collaborate with talent acquisition managers and course creators to create usable course materials and professional documents.

Marketing and Programs Intern

January, 2017 – May, 2017 (4 months)

Assisted the Programs Manager with any tasks she needed help with. Edited poems and prose written by creative program students for online and print publication. Edited and rewrote lesson plans submitted by instructors as lesson plans for their peers.

Lead Copy Editor and Lead Writer

Mass Comm' Week '16
September, 2016 – October, 2016 (about 1 month)

Collaborated with Mass Comm Week '16 creation teams to prepare for the 2016 Mass Communication event. Led the Writing Team and edited any written material created. Researched session speakers and wrote bios and sessions titles/descriptions.

Copy Edito

University Star
August, 2014 – May, 2016 (over 1 year)

Copy edited articles for grammar, punctuation, consistency, and editing in accordance with AP style guide. Taught new employees AP style guide and kept up to date with changes. Filled in for the Copy Chief when she was unavailable.

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