4221 Santo Tomas Drive, Apt. #B, Los Angeles, CA. 90008
FASHION/FEATURE WRITER/INTERNET BLOGGER/COLUMNIST/STYLIST
Experienced Los Angeles-based fashion/feature writer, internet blogger, columnist and stylist with over 20 years of professional training. Consistent ability in establishing contacts for story ideas and projects. Utilizes the most reliable journalistic methods by insuring sources are legitimate and reliable. Ability to create own article ideas, obtain visuals when needed and accompanying sidebar information.
Master of Arts, Fashion Journalism
Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA.
Bachelor of Arts, Fashion Merchandising
California State University, Los Angeles, CA.
Completed a 10-week Management Trainee Internship with J.C. Penney Department Store, Montebello, CA.
Print and Broadcasting Journalism Certificate
UCLA Extension, Westwood, CA.
Completed an internship with Stylo magazine as a contributing writer and managing editor
The International Women’s Writing Guild
CSULA Alumni Association
Salesperson of the Year Award, Broadway Department Store, Los Angeles, CA.
Customer Service Essay Award Contest, Clothestime Off-Price Store, Los Angeles, CA.
Freelance Writer: 1992-Present
Victoria Magazine, Reader-To-Reader French Inspirations An Ideal for Living
The International Women’s Writing Guild Newsletter “Network” (“Racially Proud and Diverse”)
The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, (“Circus Memorabilia: Bringing the Big Top Home”)
The Wave Newspaper, (“Expo Line provides new opportunities for South L.A.” op-ed)
Blogger and Internet Article Experience:
Keepin’ Up With Vicqui blog site: https://www.keepinupwithvicqui.bravejournal.com
Every Day Fashion: Style for the Mainstream: https://www.victoriawordpresscom587.wordpress.com
Lookin’ Good, Feelin’ Good: https://www.lookingoodfeelingood.wordpress.com
Stylish Musings and Inspirations: inspirations220601826.wordpress.com