Angela Spivey's resume

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Recent Work Experience

Independent writer, editor, and communications consultant
October 2001 to present

Writing clients include:

Editing and communications consulting clients include:

Associate editor 1997 to 2005
Writer 1995 to 1997
Office of Information and Communications, UNC-Chapel Hill

Dresser, Light- and Sound-board operator, Designer/builder 1999 to present
Learn about all aspects of theater by working intermittently for professional theater groups such as Temple Theatre (Sanford, N.C.), Manbites Dog Theater (Durham, N.C.), Burning Coal (Raleigh, N.C.), and the ACT (Carrboro, N.C.). Designed and built an original dinosaur costume for a production of The Skin of Our Teeth (The ArtsCenter Theater).

Education and Affiliations

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990
Member, National Association of Science Writers

Past Experience

Grants assistant. Office of Research Services, UNC-Chapel Hill. 1991-1995. Learned about the university's research mission and developed public contact skills while relieving associate director of administrative detail. Answered three phone lines and greeted and directed visitors for a busy research-administration office. Started an office recycling program.

Proofer/Typesetter. University Directories, Chapel Hill, NC. Summer 1991. As part of a four-person team, produced more than 60 campus telephone directories under weekly deadlines.

Copy editor. The Daily Tar Heel and the Durham Herald Sun. 1989-1990. Wrote headlines and edited copy for grammar, style, and punctuation for two daily newspapers (part-time while attending school).