Kathleen Murray

8593 Coral Gables Lane Vienna, VA 22182
Website: www.kathleenmurraywriter.com

Professional Experience

Veteran journalist, editor and ghostwriter specializing in finance (I'm a CPA), human resources, entrepreneurship and social issues. I've covered everything from Forbes 400 titans. workplace shootings, investor fraud and celebrity divorce to a probation officer's attempt to keep her kids off the street. I've ghostwritten business books and a memoir, created a career blog for ex-offenders and profile notable women as senior storyteller for Quotabelle.com. I've also provided content (reports, scripts, articles) for corporate clients.


30 Years
10 Years
Book Author
6 Years


30 Years
Women's Issues
10 Years
Business (general)
27 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
12 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
7 Years
Online/new media
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

30 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The New York Times (10+), Forbes (10+), Washington Post (6-10), Cosmopolitan (3-5), Time (1-2), CBS Moneywatch (1-2), Worth (10+), Self (1-2), Parents (1-2), Portfolio (1-2), Quotabelle.com (10+), Notre Dame Business (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Allergan (3-5), American Airlines (3-5), Costco (1-2), Women for Women International (1-2), Jenkins Publishing (3-5), Global Novations (3-5)

Other Work History

Quotabelle.com senior writer/storyteller - 2 years Forbes staff reporter - 3 years Financial Survey commissioning editor - 2 years Northwestern University business journalism professor - 1 year Orange County Register staff write - 5 years I.C. Industries, CPA/Internal Auditor - 3 years

Foreign Language Skills

Speak some Chinese and Spanish


Orange County Press Club Award


American Society of Journalists and Authors, Association of Ghostwriters, Author's Guild