Cat Perry

181 New York Ave, Apt 1, Jersey City, NJ 07307

Professional Experience

WRITER, DEPUTY EDITOR, DIGITAL EDITOR & PHOTOGRAPHER << Please see my LinkedIn for work samples: >> Freelance Writer and Deputy Editor (part-time) helping readers tap into their best lives through travel, fitness, wellness, sports, and gear journalism. In my 10 years in media I also have several years' experience as a digital content editor using HTML, CSS, and XML, with advanced skills in Photoshop and various content management systems. My aim: to inform and inspire readers and to help them feel more connected and fulfilled. My work has appeared in BBC Travel, Men's Fitness, MSN,, Muscle & Fitness Hers,,, and Pride Life among other places. Please get in touch if you need a fast, experienced, and enthusiastic writer or editor. See portfolio selects below and here:; and visit my blog,


6 Years
10 Years
1 Year


10 Years
6 Years
10 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
9 Years
Online/new media
5 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Martha Stewart\'s Whole Living magazine (6-10), Penguin Group US (10+), Women\'s Health magazine (10+), Men\'s Fitness magazine (10+), Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine (10+), (10+), Pride Life magazine (6-10)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (10+), Ketchum PR (6-10), New York Community Trust (3-5), Macy\'s Corporate Marketing (10+)

Technical Skills

ebooks, ePub, InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, Web content management and production (on Vignette, Drupal, WordPress, and proprietary CM systems), blog management

Foreign Language Skills


Computer Skills

Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, InCopy, Dreamweaver), Microsoft Word and Excel, HTML, CSS, XML, OS X, Windows XP, Drupal, Joomla, Vignette, ebooks, ePub


Mac and PC access, Adobe Creative Suite, recorder, video camera, digital camera


Absolutely, upon Request




Writer & Editor - Health

Men's Fitness: Being Fit in the Fattest Cities:<br> 9 Worst Food Ingredients:<br> B12 Brain Boosters:<br><br><br> My Blog: Things That Make You Go Swoon: <BR>Chico Mann's Album Analog Drift: <BR>Artist Miwa Matreyek Spins Khalo-esque Illusions:


Men's Fitness: Sr. copy editor for Men's Fitness | Flex | Muscle & Fitness | M&F Hers<br><br> Whole Living magazine: Copy editor for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's popular health, fitness, lifestyle magazine for women aged 18 to 45:<br> Astraea Foundation: Copy editor for quarterly Threads newsletter and annual report: Copy editor & online production editor, including formatting of HTML, uploading content, and copyediting features: <br><br> <BR> Content coordinator of text, SEO links, images; copy editor for original print text: <BR>Penguin 75 Anniversary Pages: XML assistant to Web director; XML editor; content coordinator of images, text, and links, and edited HTML and XML files: <BR>Penguin’s Every Dog Has a Gift: Web editor of HTML site and content coordinator/editor of images and text: