Vikki Velasquez

Richmond, VA

Expertise

home decor, organization, color theory

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University

Introduction

Vikki Velasquez is a copy editor and fact-checker with expertise in home decor and organization. A former visual merchandiser for various retailers, Vikki specializes in color theory and uncluttered spaces.

Experience

  • Fact-checking for DotDashMeredith since 2020 on various verticals, including The Balance, Investopedia, Brydie, Tripsavvy, and Simply Recipes to name a few
  • Freelanced as a proofreader and copy editor on a variety of subject matter, from finance to taxes to current and historical events 
  • Previously, while working for a nonprofit leadership organization, conducted research for presentations, publications, and educational programming on public policy topics like early childhood education, wealth inequality, and leadership theory


Education

Vikki Velasquez earned her bachelor's degree in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies with a minor in Religious Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She previously earned her associate's degree from Richard Bland College in Petersburg, VA, with a focus on biology.

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