Nikki Elmwood

Northern Oregon


Portland State University


  • Has worked as a fact-checker for Dotdash since 2019
  • Has over six years of experience fact-checking, editing, and proofreading online media
  • Has edited and written step-by-step software instructions for businesses


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 work on business-specific software guides.

My Gear

Nikki Elmwood is an avid user of most Adobe software, including Photoshop, Premiere, and Audition.


Nikki received a Bachelor of Science from Portland State University. Her educational background includes graphic design, video editing, sound mixing, and light programming.

A Message from Nikki Elmwood

"I'm passionate about ensuring the accuracy of tech content because I think it's very important for people to be able to make informed, accurate decisions about what kinds of tech would be best to help them achieve their individual goals in life, whether those goals are professional or recreational."

Lifewire and Dotdash Meredith

Lifewire, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by Comscore, a leading internet measurement company. We provide trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions vetted by certified experts, as well as trustworthy product recommendations so you can make the most informed purchasing decisions. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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