Vikki Velasquez is a copy editor and fact-checker with expertise in gardening and living green.
- 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 gardening to cultural 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.
About Serious Eats
Serious Eats, a Dotdash brand, is an award-winning food and drink website visited by over 7 million hungry readers every month. Our audience comes to us for rigorously tested recipes, science-driven cooking techniques, robust equipment reviews, and stories that offer cultural and historical context to the foods we love to eat.
Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.