Vikki Velasquez is a copy editor and fact-checker with expertise in home-cooking, food research, and meal planning. Her culinary research focuses on flavor and cooking techniques to create simple and tasty meals and snacks.
- 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 recipes
- 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 The Spruce Eats
The Spruce Eats, a Dotdash brand, is a food and drink website offering more than 15,000 tested recipes, 1,200 how-to videos, informative articles, trustworthy product recommendations, and the inspiration to help you make your best meal. Learn more about us and our editorial process.