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Wendy L

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Profile Summary
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Completed Orders 22
Revisions/Order 0.09
Repeat Clients 21%
Last Login 10/17/2016
Location Seattle, WA
Education Bachelors Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
Wendy specializes in travel journalism, spending at least 6 months of every year "on the road," but also invests heavily in her career as a content specialist for dozens of online companies, projects and websites. She serves in an editorial capacity for content production teams, finalizing and approving articles and blogs before publication, and works as an editorial, news and fine-art photographer for magazines and for stock photo agencies such as Corbis Images, Demotix and Getty Images. In addition to travel journalism, her writing skills have been put to work in industries such as home design, architecture, real estate, arts, music, news, restaurant reviews and local content.
Travel writing, industry-specific articles, web content, editing, news photography, blogs, food writing, city guides
Travel, the arts, politics, history, cultural experiences, cities
University of Washington Sep 1994 – May 1997
English, BA English

Wendy K Leigh graduated with a BA in English from the University of Washington, with an additional professional certificate degree in Photography. She was listed on the National Dean's List, and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society.

Photography and Digital Imaging University of Washington Ext.
Wendy received a professional certificate degree in Photography from the University of Washington Extension, with a focus on digital imaging.

Projects by Industry

Wendy has been a travel journalist for more than five years, providing articles and photography for magazines, newspapers, hotel blogs and websites. In addition to writing features and "travel tips," she contracts as a content specialist for industry-specific organizations, visitor's bureaus and marketing companies. She also works as a content editor and proofreader for dozens of online projects.

Projects by Asset Type

In addition to writing feature articles for publications such as Seattle Magazine and, Wendy writes and edits hundreds of "web content" pieces for companies such as USA Today, Global Post, SF Gate, Investopedia, Home Depot, AZ Central, eBay, Overstock, Marriott,, Carlson Hotels and dozens more. She also travels extensively, writing about the places she visits, such as covering the olive harvest in Italy, harvesting grapes in the San Juan islands, and visiting small villages in India.

Projects By Expertise

Wendy has worked as a copywriter, blogger and journalist for more than 10 years, with hundreds of articles and content projects for websites, newspapers, city guides, hotels, property management companies and travel sites. She is also a senior copy editor for several online content providers.


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