Lauren Duensing

Lauren Duensing - Editor

Chicago

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Overview

I read. I write. I'm a eagle-eyed copy editor with extensive grammar knowledge and exceptional attention to detail. In addition, I'm an experienced technical writer who can effectively communicate a wide variety of material both to industry personnel and the average reader. I’ve also tutored writing, so I know the value of working in a team and critically analyzing your work.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Business & Management
Economics
Engineering

Certifications

  • Poynter/ACES Certificate in Editing

Work experience

Editor and Writer

Lauren Duensing
November, 2013 – Present (almost 5 years)

Edit and proofread newsletters, magazine features and departments, technical blogs,
conference brochures, speaker bios, and copy for apps. Write technical and business
features, with a focus on manufacturing and economic trends.

Editor-in-Chief

Modern Metals
April, 2006 – November, 2013 (over 7 years)

Directed and edited all magazine content, including contributed material from
guest editors, editorial advisory board members, and investment banks. Worked
with freelance writers and in-house staff to ensure features and departments met
editorial standards. Copy edited and proofread all features and departments.
Wrote between two and four feature stories per issue, including the cover story.

Managing Editor

Modern Metals and FFJournal
July, 2005 – April, 2006 (9 months)

Managed workflow, staff and contributors for two publications. Copy edited and proofread all features and departments. Wrote between two and four feature stories per issue.

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