Jaya Powell

Stone Mountain, GA USA

Professional Experience

Editorial Intern at Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine. Enthusiastic and imaginative, passionate wordsmith, with a keen eye for detail and an insatiable love of words. Talented and multilingual writer adept at analyzing writing styles and editing for stylistic consistency. 5+ years of experience successfully editing documents for errors in spelling, grammar, and content, including but not limited to: business presentations, copy, articles, essays, proposals, press releases, memos, and reviews. To learn more about me, visit my website at: http://www.jayawrotethis.com


Copy Editor
5 Years
Entry Level


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
Entry Level

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Cox Enterprises (1-2)

Foreign Language Skills

Japanese (Advanced Proficiency), Spanish (Intermediate Proficiency), French (Beginner Proficiency)

Computer Skills

WordPress, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Prezi, HTML


Writing Samples

"I was going through culture shock. Or should I say am, since I haven't left yet...But I'm glad that I am at least aware of it. Putting a name to it helped relieve some of my anxiety. Here are some other things I did - or wish I did - to help get me through this stage."
"A report from The Japan Times Tuesday stated that Japan's population has declined for the third year in a row, dropping 217,000 people as of last October. In addition, the number of persons aged 65+ rose to a total of 31.9 million, claiming 25% - a full quarter - of the total Japanese population."
"I know that several of my friends are heartbroken at the prospect of leaving a country that they've come to know and love so much. This week we had an orientation on going home to help us prepare for the transition; here are the five things that stuck out for me."