About Traci Pearson

I have created written, audio, and visual communication for all sorts of technical, medical, and business industries; scientific and academic fields; and advertising and marketing clients. A technical writer and editor since 1993, I have also been a technical illustrator, a graphic artist, a newspaper reporter, a forensic computer animator and data visualization programmer, and a UNIX system administrator.

Even more important than my experience, however, is my passion for my profession, my continual professional improvement, and my curiosity about a broad range of scientific and intellectual topics. I read, watch video lectures and documentaries, participate in discussions, and take classes and workshops to expand and improve my skills and knowledge.


CSU logo

MS in Technical Communication / Communication Management, 2000
Colorado State University

CSU logo

BA in Journalism and Technical Communication, 1996
Colorado State University


KTA Crest

Kappa Tau Alpha (national journalism and mass communication honor society), 1996

CSU logo

Outstanding Graduate in Technical/Specialized Journalism,
1996–1997, Colorado State University Department of Journalism and Technical Communication


STC Logo

Society for Technical Communication, Senior Member (past)