Catherine Wargo Roberts is a writer and editor with experience in many fields such as pharmaceuticals, science, health, beauty and lifestyle.

Work Experience


Cobalt Communications/Senior Copywriter & Account Strategist, 2019-present
  • Write copy for healthcare, science and technology clients

  • Manage client accounts including communication, billing and estimating

  • Ownership of all internal marketing efforts including blogs and social media, 2019-present
  • Write product marketing content and premium PDPs

  • Work remotely with a team of editors and proofreaders on large-volume projects

TripAdvisor/Viator, Senior Copywriter, 2015-2019
  • Copywriting and SEO optimization for products and attractions on

  • Test projects in unique content for, Viator's parent company

  • Project lead and author for Viator and TripAdvisor Attractions Style Guide and Unique Content Style Guide, distributed to all content creators

Temple University, Geography & Urban Studies Department, Editor, 2019-2020
  • Editor for a multidisciplinary report examining the effects of green space and urban parks
  • Collaborated with six academic authors and the William Penn Foundation to create a cohesive finished product

Scripted, Copyeditor, 2013
  • ​Thorough top-level copyediting of work before submitting to the client for approval in a range of topics and fields 

  • ​Completing writing projects for varying clients in Lifestyle & Travel with a client satisfaction rating of 100

Daily Glow, Contributing Writer, 2013

  • Write articles for a health and beauty web site that gets 1.5 million unique visitors per month

Switchback, Nonfiction Editor, 2012

  • Oversaw all nonfiction content for the literary magazine for the MFA Program at the University of San Francisco

Beauty News LA, Contributing Writer, 2006
  • Researched and published spa reviews and reported on spa trends

w, Writer and Translator, 2006
  • Wrote and edited city guides and content for hundreds of destinations worldwide

  • Translated content into Swedish and Portuguese


Excellent time management; never misses a deadline


Willingness to be edited, corrected, and switch directions


Open communicator


Propensity for high-volume projects or granular, technical assignments



Conversational Swedish


Terrible Portuguese


Can get into a conversation in Spanish but can't get out


Remembers one Italian word from high school: francobolli


University of San Francisco

Master of Fine Arts, Creative Nonfiction



  • Completed two full years of coursework in creative nonfiction

  • Composed a book-length creative nonfiction masters thesis



Bread Loaf Writers Conference



  • ​Studied and workshopped writing at an advanced level with author Patricia Hampl



Middlebury College

​Bachelor of Arts, Psychology



  • Graduated Cum Laude with a major in Psychology and a Special Focus in Creative Writing

  • Completed an undergraduate thesis in Creative Writing, a collection of travel stories called "o sweet spontaneous"

  • Studied abroad at the University of Stockholm