Betsy Vereckey

New York, NY USA

Professional Experience

Business writer and editor with a decade of experience in journalism and corporate writing for some of the biggest, most reputable names in the industry. I have experience writing about the markets and Fortune 500 companies, advertising, commercial and residential real estate and mortgages, consumer spending and retail, personal finance, healthcare, and the credit card industry. Learn more about me at


Copy Editor
10 Years
10 Years
10 Years


Business (general)
7 Years
Personal Finance
7 Years
Real Estate
1 Year


Advertising, client side
2 Years
Advertising, client side
2 Years
Wire Service
6 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Fox News (10+), The New York Times (6-10), Bankrate (6-10), Real Simple (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The McGraw-Hill Research Foundation (6-10), Morgan Stanley (10+), Bloomberg Businessweek (6-10)

Other Work History

Before becoming a freelancer, I was a reporter with the Associated Press in Athens, Greece, covering the Paralympics, art and archaeology exhibitions, and minority rights issues. I also worked for the AP in Louisville, Ky., where I wrote stories about crime and the military. After that, I transferred to New York City, where I worked as a business reporter for four years.

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, OS 10, Windows XP, HTML, Photoshop, Snag It


Audio recorder

Work Samples

Personal Finance

(Bankrate 8/1/2012)
The latest technology for gift cards
(Bankrate 1/1/2013)
How to access credit if your track record is spotty
(Real Simple 6/1/2012)
Beware these unknown threats to your credit score

Real Estate

(The New York Times 2/16/2012)
The advantages of "hybrid" ARMs
(The New York Times 11/29/2012)
How to get financing for a co-op unit with under five apartments
(The New York Times 8/16/2012)
What to know if you want to refinance a vacation home
(The New York Times 6/28/2012)
How to speed up the refinance process


(Bloomberg Businessweek 1/1/2013)
Discusses the ways in which big data can be used to transform the healthcare industry.


(Morgan Stanley 12/1/2012)
Profile of Morgan Stanley financial advisor