Nikki Elmwood is a meticulous professional with over six years of experience fact checking and editing a wide range of topics for both print and online media. In addition to her fact checking experience, she also has several years of valuable editing, proofreading, and writing experience—including her extensive work on health, safety, and business manuals for an international green power company. Some of her freelance editing clients have included producers of educational materials for organizations in a variety of different fields ranging from biotechnology to commerce, and this experience has informed her work at Dotdash.
Nikki received a Bachelor of Science from Portland State University.
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