Nicole Ward Beckley is a freelance writer and editor with nearly 15 years of experience in marketing and communications in the nonprofit sector. Words have always been her passion. 

Writing and editing projects have included stories and articles, direct mail materials, website copy, blog posts, advertising and brochure copy, video scripts, talking points and speeches, executive communications, press releases, proposals and presentations, impact and annual reports, program books, email and digital marketing content.

Nicole studied English and received a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree from the University of Memphis. Additional education/professional development includes The Copywriter’s Workshop from National Seminars Training, and the League of American Orchestras Leadership Seminar Patron Growth & Advancement: An Integrated Approach to Sales, Fundraising, & Loyalty. She is a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, the American Copy Editors Society, the Association of Independent Writers and Editors, The Writer’s Place, and the American Marketing Association.

Nicole lives in Kansas City, Missouri, with her husband and two cats. When not working on writing or editing, she enjoys reading, listening to music, spending time outdoors, and traveling. Her favorite coffee mug reads “I am silently correcting your grammar” but she promises not to judge.