Katia Hetter is a features writer/producer for CNN Digital, where she covers travel, parenting and other topics.
A journalist with 20 years of experience reporting, writing and editing for online media, newspapers and magazines, she previously wrote for a variety of online and print publications, including CNN.com, the New York Times, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, RachaelRay.com, Babycenter.com, the Advocate, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, skirt! magazine and others.
Hetter covered the post-9/11 redevelopment of the World Trade Center site for Newsday, the marriage-defining moments of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s first acts in office as a City Hall reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, and major U.S. Supreme Court decisions and the ups and downs of the stock market for U.S. News &a World Report.
She honed her editing skills working with teen writers at New Youth Connections, a magazine published by the no-profit Youth Communication and written by and for New York City teenagers.