Kathleen Ferraro

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Chicago, IL


  • Northwestern University

Kathleen Ferraro is a health and wellness writer published in Bustle, Outside, Travel + Leisure, NBC, and more.

She has her master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

She is producing a feature documentary about rare disease.


Kathleen began her career in journalism covering health science at research universities across Chicago, the city she calls home. Prior to joining Byrdie in 2020, her work was published in local and national publications, including Outside, Travel + Leisure, NBC, Chicago Reader, and more. Today, she's also a wellness writer at Bustle and works in science documentary production.


Kathleen graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with a master's degree in journalism.

About Byrdie and Dotdash

Byrdie is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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