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Valerie Andrews

Valerie Andrews

    Valerie Andrews is a freelance copyeditor, copywriter and communication strategist in the greater New Orleans area. Her services focus on editing, proofreading, writing and development of strategic communication strategy. A graduate of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La., where she earned a degree in journalism/public relations, Andrews received a master of journalism degree from LSU with an emphasis in public relations. She is the great-granddaughter of the founder of her hometown, Gonzales, La., the Jambalaya Capital of the World.

shawn p. Donnelley Center of nonprofit communication


The Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communications is a student-run agency that gives students real-world experience in public relations, design, advertising, event and strategic planning by working with nonprofits to create integrated marketing communications solutions.

The center was founded in 1996 by Shawn M. Donnelley to establish a lab where students could work under faculty supervision on communication projects for nonprofit organizations.


At the Donnelley Center, we help nonprofits achieve success through communication.