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HELLO, I'M

Katherine Yocum.

Writer & Editor

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Katherine Yocum.

MA in Writing

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BA in English

& Creative Writing

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About

MY BACKGROUND

I am an organized, detail-oriented professional with 4+ years of experience in marketing, content creation, research, and editing. I am passionate about diversity, creative writing, wellness, justice, and all things literature. Browse my site to see all that I have to offer. 

 

Education

WHAT I’VE LEARNED

2020 – 2021

Master of Arts; Writing

Spalding University – Louisville, KY

Specialization in writing for children & young adults

Completed in one year

Experience

WHERE I’VE WORKED

2022 — Present

Researcher & Copyeditor, BREAKTHRU Brands

2021 – 2022

Development Coordinator, Chicago History Museum

2017 – 2021
2017 – 2020

Bachelor of Arts; English

Grace College – Winona Lake, IN

Completed in three years

GPA: 3.96/4.0

Content & Social Media Specialist, 212 Media Studios

2020 – 2021

Copywriter & Editorial Assistant, Spalding University

2019 -- 2020
2020

Racial Equality & the Law

University of Akron – Akron, OH

Explored the racial injustice throughout American history, specifically through the eyes of the law

Teacher’s Assistant and Content Tutor, Grace College

2018 -- 2019

Columnist, Grace College

2018 -- 2019

Assistant Director of the Council for Diversity & Inclusion, Grace College

Skills & Languages

WHAT I BRING TO THE TABLE

Content Research

Content Writing & Editing

Microsoft Software

Scheduling Tools

Email Marketing

Social Media Management

Intermediate Image & Design Tools

English

French

 
 

Awards

WHERE I SHINE

Emerging Writer Scholarship, Spalding University, 2020

Excellence in English Award, Grace College, 2020

Summa cum laude distinction, Grace College, 2020 

Alpha Chi National College Honor Society, Grace College, 2019

Dean’s List, Grace College, 2017 - 2020

 

Blackbaud Altru Fundamentals, Blackbaud, 2021

Inbound Marketing Certification, HubSpot, 2021

Content Marketing Certification, HubSpot, 2020

Social Media Marketing Certification, HubSpot, 2019

Publications & Projects

ASK ABOUT MY WORK

Interests

OUT OF OFFICE

Graphic novels

Health & fitness 

Theatre

Oat milk lattes

True crime podcasts

Writing fiction

Fashion

Vegan ice cream

Bagels

Cats