Katherine is a freelance journalist and content writer based in Northern California. Most of her writing focuses on sustainable travel and the intersection between wildlife and tourism. She also has 10 years of experience in the food and hospitality industries.
Her work appears in Fodor's, Far & Wide Travel, Wanderlust UK, Inhabitat, Wasabi Magazine, Fitt.co, Stacker and more. She's a regular contributor for Tripsavvy, a U.S. top five travel site, and Treehugger, a modern sustainability site with over 120 million annual readers.
Some of her best writing memories include interviewing a traditional Irezumi Japanese tattoo artist, getting an impromptu meditation lesson from a Buddhist minister at Myohoji Temple in Honolulu, exploring sustainable tourism in Palau and completing an in-depth guide to Na Pali Coast State Park on Kauai.
Katherine has been active in the environmental/animal welfare non-profit community since high school, where she worked as a volunteer at Sunrise Stables Horse Rescue and Paws for Healing. After graduating from Chapman University, she spent a month living in a small village in Thailand working with the Save Elephant Foundation. She completed a writing internship at the Borgen Project, a non-profit publication fighting global poverty through advocacy and education, in 2017. Currently, Katherine volunteers at Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch in California.
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Chapman University
Certificate in Sustainable Tourism from the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC)