As an associate creative director, Valerie leads and manages projects primarily focused on editorial content and digital strategies. Prior to joining ChatterBlast, she worked as a copywriter in the marketing department of the University of Arizona Bookstore. She began her ChatterBlast career as an intern and progressed through multiple roles before advancing into her current position. She is also an associate adjunct professor at The University of the Arts, where she teaches a course in copywriting.
Valerie is a graduate of the University of Arizona, where she studied English and gender and women’s studies. She has written as a contributor for publications like Technical.ly Philly, Generocity, and the Phoenix New Times, and she has volunteered her writing and digital strategy skills to nonprofit organizations in both Philadelphia and Phoenix. Originally from the Arizona desert, she now resides in Philadelphia with a collection of Sonoran cacti-turned-houseplants.