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Where to Look It Up: Everyday Resources for Writers and Editors


August 9, 2:15–3:00 p.m.


Like most editors, we spend a lot of time looking stuff up. Here we’ll discuss some of the go-to resources we use every day—places where UT writers and editors can easily find what they need to know.


Donna Spencer

Donna Spencer
Senior Editor
Office of Communications and Marketing

Donna Spencer has spent most of her working life in higher education, starting as a first-generation undergrad studying English and linguistics at Morehead State University in Kentucky. She has a master’s degree from the University of Minnesota writing program and worked as a writer and editor at Ohio University and Mountain State University before coming to UT in 2012.

April Massengill

April Massengill
Senior Editor and Writer
UTIA Office of Marketing and Communications

April Massengill is a senior editor and writer with the UTIA Office of Marketing and Communications, where she helps bring to life a variety of print and digital projects. She is a two-time alumna of UT, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and a Master of Business Administration. Massengill’s professional experience spans the higher education, health care, and public relations agency industries.