Cathleen is a multimedia journalist and new media researcher with an M.A. in Emerging Media Studies. She's interested in social norms and trends across online communities, particularly related to the spheres of children's media, "nerd" culture, and spirituality. Before graduate school, she worked in audience development. She has experience in social media strategy, metric analysis, graphic design, video production, photography, content creation, and more. Asa reporter, she's covered the art, entertainment, lifestyle, and travel beats.