Resume

ANNA E. BRYNER

(801) 709-0492 anna.e.bryner@gmail.com  https://www.linkedin.com/in/annabryner/

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EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree: communications (journalism emphasis)
Minor: political science
3.99 GPA

EXPERIENCE

The Daily Universe: reporter, editor (June-August 2017; September 2019-present)
  • Write news, feature, in-depth and photo storytelling articles, primarily focused on BYU sports
  • Edit sports desk articles
  • Produce graphics and multimedia for sports desk articles
  • Discuss article ideas with reporters; provide feedback
International Center for Law and Religion Studies at BYU Law School: communications assistant (September 2019-present)
  • Promote Center events through social media, coordinating with departments across campus to advertise Center events and lectures
  • Photograph Center events; produce social media, news articles
  • Create and edit website pages using WordPress
  • Took photos, produced social media, conducted video interviews during 26th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium
Carbon County Attorney’s Office: research assistant (May 2017-August 2019)
  • Performed legal research pertaining to Utah Code
  • Drafted county ordinance to comply with Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA)
  • Edited legal documents
Western Mining & Railroad Museum: museum assistant (April-August 2019)
  • Initiated creation of museum Instagram account and logo
  • Designed promotional materials using InDesign and Photoshop
  • Researched and wrote about local history
  • Drove publicity for “Spike 150” event by writing press release, participating in radio interview and distributing flyers
  • Conducted an interview and produced video on a historical topic
  • Professionally communicated with museum visitors
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: missionary (August 2017-March 2019)
  • Planned several community outreach events; marketed events using print materials, digital means and personal contacting
  • Worked with local organizational and university leaders to arrange tabling and service opportunities
  • Engaged in conversations with people of various world faith traditions
  • Personally served, mentored and communicated with dozens of missionaries one-on-one as a leader
BYU Law School Communications: editorial assistant (January 2016-April 2017; June-August 2017)
  • Wrote more than 100 news and feature articles for home page of BYU Law School website
  • Developed strategy and content calendar for new blog; wrote more than 20 blog posts; edited posts of other writers
  • Designed and implemented social media strategy; made more than 100 posts on multiple platforms, increasing followers and views on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Originated, developed and executed several special multimedia projects to highlight BYU Law School programs and opportunities
New York Field Experience (May-June 2016)
  • Shot and edited film to produce videos for nybyu.com
  • Wrote reviews and analytical articles for nybyu.com
  • Analyzed and wrote report about popular California sports team’s social media use
BYU Political Review writer, webmaster (January-April 2017)
  • Wrote three articles analyzing current political events
  • Developed new website; performed all administrative functions; taught writers how to use new website
  • Assisted in planning and coordinating semester event featuring Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox
Y-Serve: writing tutor (September-December 2016)
  • Helped students strengthen their abilities to edit and improve their academic writing in various disciplines
Especially For Youth: proofreader (November 2015-February 2016)
  • Proofread hundreds of talks; edited for grammar, factual accuracy and format consistency
  • Communicated expectations and deadlines with presenters by phone and email
Intermountain Electronics: commercial development intern (June-August 2015)
  • Managed customer relations management software and researched potential project opportunities to pursue
  • Drove progress on redesigned website by advising on layout and by producing and refining content
  • Improved market feedback analysis by designing new customer feedback survey
  • Developed standard work instructions for commercial team
ETV10 News: reporter (May 2014-April 2015)
  • Wrote articles on education, sports and community events for ETV10news.com and print edition

SKILLS

  • News writing
  • Social media strategy and content production
  • Blog strategy and content production
  • WordPress; Adobe Premiere, Photoshop
  • Project organization and management
  • Interpersonal communication

HONORS

  • Best In-Depth Reporter (The Daily Universe, August 2017)
  • Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society (April 2017)
  • Phi Eta Sigma (March 2016)