Kate Heller


Feature Writer: October 2009 - present
Our Town magazines, Tower Publications Inc.
Write community-based stories for quarterly magazines circulating in Gainesville and the surrounding small towns.

Editorial Intern: May 2009 - August 2009
Jacksonville Magazine
Wrote news stories, features and columns for the monthly magazine. Worked with the Managing Editor to make sure all copy was finished on deadline.

Contributing Writer: May 2007 - December 2008
The Gainesville Sun, The Independent Florida Alligator
Contributed hard news and feature articles to the local newspapers.

Student Assistant: August 2008 - November 2008
University of Florida Biochemistry Lab
Transcribed notes and performed secretarial duties for a doctor of biochemistry.

Scorekeeper: January 2007 - January 2008
University of Florida Intramural Sports


University of Florida: 2006 - 2010
B.S. - Journalism; Minor - Business Administration
3.8 total GPA

Activities and Honors

Member of the UF chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Member of Kappa Tau Alpha - journalism honor society