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Tech, Entertainment and Media Expertise

Katie spent nearly a decade in the music industry marketing for top-selling musicians like Maroon 5, Hollywood Undead, Five Finger Death Punch, as well as independent artists.

 

Katie ran a profitable website about music education, internships, and entry-level jobs, partnering with companies like Warner Music Group, Buzzfeed, The GRAMMY Foundation, SiriusXM, and the National Association of Broadcasters. 

Most recently, Katie has led non-profit campaigns on media and tech policy and DEIA -- creating media guides, model policies, and report cards and collaborating with major tech companies like YouTube, TikTok, Reddit, Meta, and Twitter to improve how traditional and social media companies handle hate speech, disinformation, representation, and extremism. 

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Entertainment industry experience

Nearly a decade working in music industry marketing with both independent and top-selling musicians. 

Earned a degree in Music Industry with a minor in legal studies focused on copyright law and an MBA.

Advancing tech policy 

Led publication of policy recommendations for social media to improve DEIA 

Developed policy recommendations for social media platforms to improve DEIA and address hate speech, harassment, and disinformation. 

The recommendations were endorsed by more than 75 non-profits and featured in Mashable and The Washington Post.

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Combatting unconscious bias in media representation

Published a DEIA-focused media guide endorsed by dozens of non-profits

Wrote and managed the development and design of a media style guide on combating online disinformation, featured on the front page of The Washington Post and covered by The Boston Globe, Good Morning America, NBC News, and AP News.

Ran a successful music industry blog

Worked with major entertainment brands and universities to educate, promote, and place students in internships and entry level jobs. 

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Collaborated with Twitter, TikTok, Reddit, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube, 

Worked with social media platform staff to advance DEIA-friendly platform policy

Worked with Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube Facebook, and Reddit to improve their DEIA-focused user policies. 

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