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Professional 

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Catherine Wargo Roberts is a writer with experience in content creation for the technology, popular science, health, beauty, and lifestyle fields.

Work Experience

 

Comcast Business//UX copywriter//Jan 2021-present
  • Ground-up content creation for the CB Assistant chat bot, launched August 2021

  • Collaboration with product owners, project managers, UX/UI designers, researchers, and other stakeholders

  • User experience copywriting for a wide range of products and communications including website content, mobile content, and text messages 

  • Creation of a comprehensive style guide for the Digital Experience team

 
Chewy.com/Copywriter//Aug 2020-present
  • Writing product marketing content and premium PDPs in the distinct Chewy voice

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

 
Cobalt Communications//Senior Copywriter & Account Strategist//Nov 2019-Jul 2020
  • Copywriting for clients in the healthcare, science, and technology fields

  • Managing client accounts including communication, billing, and estimating 

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

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

  • Test projects in unique content for TripAdvisor.com

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

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

 
Scripted// Copywriter and Copyeditor// Sep 2013-Mar 2015
  • Copywriting with SEO optimization for clients including eBay, Travelocity, Consumer  Affairs, and Hipmunk 

  • Copyediting a high volume of submissions to ensure adherence to client-specified guidelines

 
w cities.com// Writer and Translator// Mar 2005-Sep 2006
  • Writing and editing branded city guides and content for hundreds of destinations worldwide

  • Translating 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 high school: francobolli

 

Education
University of San Francisco

​Masters of Fine Arts, Creative Nonfiction

Jun 2010-Jul 2012

 

  • Completed two full years of coursework in creative nonfiction

  • Composed a book-length creative nonfiction masters thesis

Middlebury College

​Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Feb 1999-Feb 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 

  • Studied abroad at the University of Stockholm

 

Bread Loaf Writers Conference, 2012

Esalen Writers Conference, 2014