Victoria Clayton

Westlake Village, CA 91361 USA

Professional Experience

I have an extensive background writing about social trends, health, insurance, beauty, fitness, pregnancy, parenting and more. I love research and I have no aversion to academic journals! I'm open to all varieties of writing --journalistic, corporate content, marketing material, etc.


Book Author
10 Years
20 Years
20 Years


Family, Children & Teenagers
10 Years
20 Years
20 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
20 Years
PR (firm) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
5 Years
Online/new media
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

20 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

VIV magazine (10+), (10+), Fit Pregnancy (6-10), Orange County Register (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Murad Skin Research Labs (10+), Physician's Formula Cosmetics (10+), Rene Furterer Hair Care (10+)

Other Work History

columnist for, have contributed to LA Times and many magazines and websites. Have written newsletters, press releases and marketing material in the past.

Foreign Language Skills

some Spanish (minored in it in college and lived in Spain for a couple of months)

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress


laptop, audio recorder


References available upon request.


First Place, Kieth L.Ware competition-- for writing about state-side activated troops during Desert Storm.


American Society of Journalists and Authors, Writers Guild, Association of Health Care Journalists



The OC Reg version of NYT Vows section
Health section story about dental spas
A story for the Beauty RX column on the latest cellulite busters
Cover feature on the proliferation -- and meaning behind-- storage space
Latest breakthroughs in diabetes research and treatment
part of a series on prescription drugs written for a women's health website
Story with tips on selecting a health care provider for pregnancy/child birth.
Profile of a wildly popular charity event that takes place each year in Cabo San Lucas