Cathryn joined Cortina Productions in 2007 and has been a key part of the editorial research, concept ideation, and story development team. She uses her ability for rapid in-depth research from a wide range of sources as a springboard for coming up with creative concepts that are innovative, engaging, and accurate. This acquired knowledge helps her to communicate intelligently with clients and experts and guide Cortina staff as they produce the media experiences. Cathryn has great enthusiasm for shaping experiences that help visitors understand the importance of preserving and respecting diversity in nature and humans. She has worked with clients like the Museum of Science and Industry, the Aquarium of the Pacific, and the Museum of Tolerance.
Cathryn has over 25 years of experience producing and more than 35 years of experience researching and producing visual and editorial content for a range of media, including digital media, films, television, radio, books, and magazines. Prior to joining Cortina Productions, she spent 11 years with National Geographic, working with the world’s top scientists and explorers. Cathryn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History/Studio Art from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT.