ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Victoria Ryan-Bailey is a writer who has worked for such firms as Ketchum Public Relations, Monsanto Company, Miller Brewing Co., the American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI) for their "Proud Lady" Campaign, St. Louis Globe-Democrat Daily Newspaper, and Chicago State University, among others. She's done marketing and public affairs for non-profits and industry people like William Morris’ first Black agent Wally "Famous" Amos.
She promoted and publicized LA Mayor Tom Bradley, broadcast magnate Percy Sutton, Houston Police Chief and Mayor Lee P. Brown for the Miller High Life "Gallery of Greats" Arts Tour. Many people and companies have progressed in the rankings after working with her. She also assisted PR campaigns for the UNCF, Operation PUSH "Don't Choke On Coke", Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Chicago Conference Keynoter Dr. Ben Hooks. While at CSU, she promoted CSU Commencement headliners Dr. Alvin Poussaint, and program spokesmen actors Ted Lange, Kadeem Hardison, and Dawnn Lewis, as well as, singer Jerry Butler, among others.
Vickie, as she is called, actively promotes critical issues like healthcare, social reform, education, voting rights, restoration, climate change, civil and affirmative rights, among others.
A life-long teacher, she holds a Master of arts degree in Communication Arts/Marketing from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Science from Lindenwood College for Women in St. Charles, MO. She also attended Clark College in Atlanta, GA. and Chicago State University.
She and her husband Wardell Bailey presently live in St. Louis. Both have worked as teachers in the St. Louis Public Schools and the Chicago Public Schools. They are parents to three children Louis, Sarah and Lesley, all in their twenties. They have two grandchildren Sariah, age ten and Louis W. Bailey, Jr., age two.
Vickie's published children’s book, "A Rich Christmas" is currently in the Atlanta and St. Louis Public Libraries. It is the coming of age story of two girls who share an interracial friendship during the turbulent sixties.
Her feature scripts include a romantic comedy "Been There, Done That!"; the sequel "Legacy of Love" about her work with the Miller "Gallery of Greats" Arts tour with Wally Amos; "Namesake" a drama/tv pilot about American families 1619-1870. Her newest comedy guaranteed to 'Make America Laugh Again,' is called "The Bailey Family Reunion," about a black family that registers to attend a family reunion unaware that it is a reunion of whites with the same name.
Contact Victoria Ryan-Bailey: Phone: 314-533-2146, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, on Facebook.com and Twitter.com.