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Katherine Landergan

(978) 518-0255
Twitter: @klandergan
www.katherinelandergan.com
JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE
Correspondent | The Boston Globe, Boston, MA

July 2011 Present

Cover a wide range of subjects, such as business, higher education, regional news, long form
obituaries, sports, and crime
Work has appeared many times on section fronts and page one: highlights include reporting on an
alleged sexual abuse case with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Walter V. Robinson; interviewing a
neighbor of mobster Whitey Bulger following his capture in California; and contributing to the Globes
Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings
Digital Producer | BostonGlobe.com, Boston, MA

September 2014 Present

Manage the homepage and publish stories through a CMS, edit wire stories, write headlines and
teases, interpret analytics on Chartbeat, promote stories on the Globe social media accounts,
live- tweet, occasional reporting and copy editing
Filled in for several months copy editing, reporting, and publishing stories in the sports department
Higher Education Correspondent | Boston.com, Boston, MA

October 2012 September 2013

Wrote an average of one to three higher education stories per day for Boston.com, a website for
The Boston Globe
Broke several national news stories
Built photo galleries, some of which garnered more than 1 million page views
Full-Time Metro Co-op | The Boston Globe, Boston, MA

January 2011 July 2011

Reported on the greater Boston area, covering breaking news, crime, local features, and
long-form obituaries
Published 43 articles in print and hundreds online
Editorial Assistant | The Brockton Enterprise, Brockton, MA

September 2009 April 2010

Wrote multiple front-page stories and several inside news stories for a daily newspaper
with a circulation of about 20,000 for Monday Saturday and approximately 26,000
for Sunday
Correspondent | The Newburyport Daily News, Newburyport, MA

May 2009 August 2012

Covered features and breaking news for a local newspaper that publishes Monday Saturday
with a circulation of nearly 10,000
EDUCATION
City University London, London, England
Masters degree in Magazine Journalism
Degree class: distinction (highest honors)

Completed in 2014

Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism
Summa Cum Laude

Completed in 2012

RELEVANT SKILLS
Shorthand, Photography, Audio slideshows, Slideshows, Film, Live blogging, Infographics, Editing
Photoshop, WordPress, Chartbeat, iMovie, Audacity, InDesign, Hootsuite, CMS publishing, Excel
AWARDS
New England Press Association Journalism Scholarship
Peter Anderson Award for Journalism
ORGANIZATIONS
National Honor Society in Journalism and Mass Communication
Online News Association
Journalism and Women Symposium