Nikki Elmwood

Nikki Elmwood is a highly experienced fact-checker, editor, and proofreader with expertise in fact-checking a wide range of topics. Her areas of interest range from botany to ornithology and much more. She also has an educational background in design and experience with home improvement projects.


  • Has worked as a fact-checker for Dotdash since 2019
  • Over six years of experience fact-checking, editing, and proofreading online media, as well as thousands of pages of manuscripts
  • Edited, updated, and produced health, safety, and business manuals for an international green power company
  • Experienced with editing educational materials for a wide range of clients


Nikki Elmwood is a meticulous professional with over six years of experience fact-checking 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.

Education: Portland State University
Location: Northern Oregon

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce reaches 32 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy advice by certified experts for your home and garden.

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