Currently

Fact Checker

Resides In

Brooklyn, NY

Education

Hunter College, CUNY

Expertise

Historical research and academic editing

Summary

  • Freelance writer and editor for over five years.
  • Archival assistant for various academic and cultural organizations, including the New-York Historical Society, History Colorado, and the Denver Public Library.
  • Conducted research on Colorado policies concerning reproductive rights and justice for NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado.

Experience

Katharine Beer is a writer, editor, and archivist based in New York. She has over five years of experience researching and writing about everything from the history of NYC's community gardens to Beyonce's 2018 Coachella performance.

Katharine is trained as a historian, with a focus on the histories of cities and social movements. She has taken courses in data journalism and fact-checking at the Google Breaking News Updates | Latest News Headlines | Photos & News Videos Initiative and the Poynter Institute.

Education

Katharine received a B.A. in Comparative Literature and History from Hunter College.