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Vanessa W

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Last Login 10/1/2016
Location Tijeras, NM
Education Associates Degree
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Summary of Experience
Vanessa is a talented professional freelance writer who has won 2 awards for Creative Writing. She has been writing professionally for 3 years and currently writes her own blog.

In addition to her freelance work, Vanessa has a position as a staff writer on a consumer finance-oriented web site and writes approximately 15 to 20 articles per week. She takes pride in being able to communicate complex ideas in a simple manner and spends most of her free time reading, researching and improving her skills as an author.

Vanessa has earned an Associates Degree in Web Graphic Design with honors from DeVry University, and has designed several high-quality web sites.

Vanessa's personal philosophy: "In all things there is a balance. The most successful people balance responsibility with pleasure, security with freedom, and maturity with frivolity."
Vanessa specializes in political opinion articles and consumer finance. She is also talented in creative writing and fiction.

She is a lifetime artist who has a total of 14 awards for visual art and design using various conventional media. Vanessa recently added graphic design to her repertoire, and enjoys 2-D animation as well as creating static digital artwork.
Vanessa is passionate about animals, travel, photography and recreational motorcycling.

She has traveled the United States extensively and has also visited Mexico, Japan and Thailand.
DeVry University Feb 2008 – Feb 2012
Web Graphic Design, Associate of Applied Sciences

Vanessa finished high school in the top 1% of her graduating class. In college, she earned a 3.87 grade point average.

Her formal education includes vocational certificates in mechanical drafting, automotive repair, basic electronics and communication.

Honors and Awards
13 Awards ranging from Best of Show to 3rd Place in multiple categories Vanessa has been a well-rounded visual artist, designer and woodworker since she was a teenager. In high school, she was asked to paint a total of 3 murals on the walls of the school. Her accomplishments include winning the Grand Prize in an ad design contest run by a local newspaper at the age of 12.

Association Memberships
DeVry Alumni Association The DeVry Alumni Association is open to all graduates and undergraduates of DeVry University.

Doctor of Motors Certificate Society of Automotive Engineers
Dec 1981
Vanessa completed training at the top of her class.

Drafting and Mechanical Engineering Certificate Vocational Industrial Clubs of America
Jul 1981
Vanessa attended a vocational high school offering 2 year technical certification programs.

Basic Electronics and Communications Certificate United States Marine Corps
Vanessa attended the Marine Corps Communications and Electronics School at the Marine Corps Air/Ground Combat Center in 29 Palms, California.

Projects by Industry

Vanessa is a staff writer for a consumer-oriented web site dealing with personal financing, personal income tax, credit and banking issues.

She began this position as a freelance contributor and was later offered a paid staff writing position. Although she has no specific training in finance, Vanessa is able to research nearly any topic and produce accurate, well-written articles.

Consumer Goods

Vanessa writes product descriptions and articles about consumer items, their origins and practical uses. Most of her work in this industry is performed on a freelance basis.

She is presently a preferred contributor to three online consumer products companies, and writes between 1 and 5 short articles per month about consumer goods.


Vanessa is a frequent contributing author to blogs, political discussion forums and politically-oriented web sites. Her work in the political arena is mostly limited to press releases and short news articles. However, she is also quite adept at explaining her view of current political events and policies.

Vanessa is careful to examine all sides of a topic before taking a position, and presents her opinions in a Rogerian manner. She conducts excellent research and draws her conclusions on the basis of cause and effect rather than political ideology.


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