Vikki Velasquez

Richmond, VA


home decor, organization, color theory


Virginia Commonwealth University


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.


  • Fact-checking for Dotdash Meredith 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


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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