Wordspin is Anita Wardlaw's freelance writing and editing business. She purposes to pursue excellence, integrity and truth.
Wordspin founder and director Anita Wardlaw is an award-winning writer and editor. In addition, Anita produces and hosts A Fresh New Day with Anita, a TV show. Her TV show can be seen on channel 14 in the Blaine, MN viewing area or online at northmetrotv.com on channel 14. Also, you can view selected episodes on Youtube by searching for A Fresh New Day with Anita TV. For example, watch an episode about the exciting FGFNA outreach to Native America by clicking on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFqXBCte6
Pictured at the 2013 North Metro TV VIP Awards Banquet with her husband Howard, Anita holds The 2013 Good Word Award, which the Blaine, MN TV station gave her for excellence as public access producer of A Fresh New Day with Anita.
In addition, Anita is a proven motivational speaker, corporate communications specialist, academic consultant, and lyric soprano soloist. Also an ordained minister, Anita is the director of Mercy Residence Ministry, a merciful outreach.
"It is a joy to communicate clearly to help diverse organizations and individuals to succeed. To God be all the glory," she proclaims around the world.
Anita works as both an independent communications specialist and as a writer, editor, teacher, and speaker hired by diverse clients. Anita's professional experience includes multimedia talent work, photography, and graphic illustration. She writes feature articles, curriculum, books, plays, songs, and scripts. Her work has served many different entities, such as: Progress Magazine, Visiones de la Raza, The Minnesota Spokesman, The ISU Daily, Prudential Insurance Company, The St. Paul Companies, Maple Dental Studio, Ace Band Shop, Little Red Hen Montessori, Edina Historical Society, Lowthian Business College, Golden Valley Lutheran Junior College, Christian Outreach International, Mercy Medical Center, Hoffman Communications, Ernst & Young, Casa de Mana, The Learning Company, AT&T, and The Coon Rapids Herald.
Raised in a college town, Anita always has loved learning, writing, and using communication to build bridges. A National Merit Scholar, Anita has an MA in Education - Instructional Design Technology from the University of Iowa, where she researched the impact of media on children. Anita has a BS in Communications - Speech/Mass Media/TV with a Biology/Spanish double minor from Iowa State University. She completed an honors internship at WOI-TV. She has a Bible Diploma from Living Word Bible Institute, a ministry ordination from Sarah Family Ministries Training Center, and Business Strategy and Insurance Agent qualifications from ProSource, which she obtained to excel as a corporate communications specialist. Anita also is a trained lyric soprano and gymnast. With her versatile background, Anita understands many topics. She favors writing about profiles in outstanding achievement, innovative business, news, faith, family, science, wellness, education, animals, and fine arts.
Prior to Wordspin, Anita was the young senior communications specialist for a top insurance and financial services company. Freelancing has given Anita flexibility for family and outreach. As a volunteer, she directs a mercy ministry. As an independent contractor, Anita also has taught classes ranging from math, writing, and illustrating books to history, theatre, and design.
"I am honored when clients trust me to tackle complex topics and clearly explain that information in a way that captivates target audiences," Anita said.