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Professional 

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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 clients in the healthcare, science and technology field

  • Manage client accounts including communication, billing and estimating

  • Ownership of all internal marketing efforts including blogs and social media

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

  • Test projects in unique content for TripAdvisor.com, 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 
  • 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

 

  • Compose and edit 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 cities.com, Writer and Translator, 2006
  • Wrote and edited city guides and content for hundreds of destinations worldwide

  • Translated content into Swedish and Portuguese

Skills

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

Languages

 

Conversational Swedish

 

Terrible Portuguese

 

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

 

Remembers one Italian word from studies in high school: francobolli

 

Education
University of San Francisco

Master of Fine Arts, Creative Nonfiction

2010-2012

 

  • Completed two full years of coursework in creative nonfiction

  • Composed a book-length creative nonfiction masters thesis

 

 

Bread Loaf Writers Conference
Contributor

2012

 

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

 

 

Middlebury College

​Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

1999-2003

 

  • 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

Call

T: 415.850.7913

F: seriously?
 

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