Wendy Weitzel

Writing, editing,
public relations

About Wendy

Wendy Weitzel is a communications consultant and newspaper columnist. She's a longtime journalist and former managing editor of The Davis Enterprise. 

She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Sacramento State, and more than 25 years of editing, writing and design experience.

She loves to help businesses and individuals create clean, clear communications. 

Connect with Wendy:
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Services

Wendy's hourly fees are competitive and affordable. There are no hidden charges or fancy contracts. Let her help you with:

  • Public relations, press releases and other publicity outreach

  • Website content writing and editing

  • Business cards, menus and other printed materials

  • Editing of business communications and messaging

  • Proofreading and copy editing editing of nonfiction works

  • Obituary writing 

  • Photography and photo editing

  • Freelance news, feature, business and travel stories

   
Experience: 

Wendy's worked for daily community newspapers as a columnist, editor, writer and page designer. She's been the front-page editor of The Davis Enterprise, The (Stockton) Record and (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat. She served on an editorial board, meeting with local and state leaders and representing the newspaper at community events. Recent work experience includes press, website and social media communications for the Davis Farmers Market, city of Davis, local nonprofits, UC Davis and local businesses.

Specialties:  

Wendy thinks all writing should be clear, succinct and jargon-free. She's great at breaking down technical information into simple terms.

Software knowledge:
  • Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Microsoft Office applications, including Word and PowerPoint

  • Prezi interactive presentations

  • WordPress, Wix, Constant Contact, Mailchimp and other web-based apps   

Kudos

I worked with Wendy for many years during her time as managing editor of The Davis Enterprise. Deeply committed to community life, Wendy was receptive, helpful and fully engaged whenever I approached her with an idea or project. She's also savvy and very smart. In my experience, Wendy is a true professional and a delight to work with.

Wendy,

We have found that just about every person we know in Davis reads your column. We've been getting a lot of great response from the nice piece you ran about us, and we just wanted to say thank you again.

Joey and Rachel Vida,
Super Owl Brewing owners

This is outstanding, Wendy. I imagined it to be great, but not this great! Really nice work that you guys did. Good eyes for design!

Autumn Labbe-Renault,
Davis Media Access
executive director

Andre Janitzky,
Landscape artist,
upon completion

of his new website

 
 

Comings & Goings

Wendy Weitzel writes a business column called Comings & Goings, which has run since 2001 in The Davis Enterprise.
Davis Enterprise column

Since 2001, Wendy's Sunday column has kept area residents informed about the Comings & Goings of local stores and restaurants

Follow Comings & Goings:
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Contact

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