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Kristin Rattini

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Veteran freelance writer and editor, content marketing pro with Challenger Deep research and interview skills

About Me

I have two decades of clips from national consumer publications and a growing roster of Fortune 500 content marketing clients and university research hospitals as healthcare clients. Niches include personal profiles, travel stories, healthcare, consumer finance articles and children's articles and books. All of my work is clean, creative, concise and always on time.

Consumer publication credits: National Geographic Books, National Geographic Kids (magazine and books), People, Fodor's, U.S. News & World Report, Discover, Family Circle, Woman's Day, Yankee, Sunset, Backpacker, among others.

Healthcare clients: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, University of Chicago Hospitals, Yale Smilow Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Ascension Healthcare and University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Content marketing clients: Ink Global (American Way Magazine for American Airlines); Time Inc. The Foundry (Ford, Volvo, Jaguar, Allstate); Pace Communications (AAA, Walmart, USAA, IGA, United); MXM (State Farm, National Education Association); Pohly & Co. (Continental, Orbitz, Viking River Cruises, Daimler/Chrysler); Imagination Publishing (SunTrust, Allstate, Thrivent, Amica, Regions Bank) and Kimpton Hotels.

Industries I Write About

Hospital & Health Care

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Wine & Spirits

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Banking

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Insurance

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Entertainment

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Leisure & Travel

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My Writing Samples

Colon Cancer Prevention Brings Father and Son Together

Father and son together battle polyposis

http://blog.dana-farber.org/insight/2018/05/colon-cancer-prevention-brings-father-son-together/

Without A Doubt

After years of wrestling with uncertainty, Glee star Jane Lynch found success after finding herself. Cover profile for American Way Magazine.

http://www.ink-live.com/emagazines/american-way/2085/october-2011/#38

Are You a Financial Wiz?

Test your knowledge of consumer finance terms.

https://www.allstategoodhandsnews.com/money-matters/388-summer-school.html

A Weekend in...Reims, France

Hop the fast train from Paris for a fascinating foray into this sparkling French city

http://www.ink-live.com/emagazines/american-way/2060/october-2012/files/assets/common/downloads/page0030.pdf

Experience

owner

The name of my llc reflects my extensive experience (18 years) in content marketing. I frequently contribute to Time Inc.'s The Foundry (Ford, Volvo, Jaguar, Allstate, Sports Illustrated), Pace (AAA, Walmart, USAA, United), MXM (State Farm) and Imagination Publishing (Thrivent Financial, Amica, Regions Bank, Allstate), among others. Because of my expertise, several content marketing clients solicit my input on ideation and editorial calendar generation.

Company: content(ed) creative llc

I worked there from 11/2014 until now

freelance healthcare writer

Over the past four years, healthcare clients have become a large part of my portfolio. I've written physician, alumni and patient profiles, highlighted promising research, shone a spotlight on non-profit and community efforts and helped launch a new publication from scratch. Clients include Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Yale Smilow Cancer Center, University of Chicago Hospitals, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis).

Company: freelance

I worked there from 1/2014 until now

freelance writer

As a freelancer who has written for children’s magazines for 20 years, I’ve had the challenge of introducing young readers to a wide range of topics and the thrill of hooking their attention with writing that’s both educational and entertaining. For Boys’ Life and National Geographic Kids, I’ve covered everything from ancient Greek myths to the secrets behind Star Wars, funny money facts to amazing animal pals. Several of my stories are included in the 2010-2018 editions of the National Geographic Kids Almanac, National Geographic Kids 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals, and 125 Wacky Roadside Attractions. I am the sole writer of "Angry Birds Explore the World,"​ a 96-page special issue of NG Kids that was a partnership with Rovio. My book "Weather"--a level 1 National Geographic Kids easy reader--debuted in July 2013. This book was selected by the New York Public Library as a recommended title for its 2014 Summer Reading Challenge. It also was selected for the 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Booklist. It has been included in curriculum guides across the country. My second title, "Seed to Plant" (also a level 1 reader), was released January 2014. It has been included in curriculum guides across the country. My third book, "Coral Reefs" (a level 2 reader), was published in July 2015. My most recent title, "Welcome, Little One" is a keepsake baby book for new parents.

Company: National Geographic

I worked there from /2000 until now

freelance writer and editor

I've been fortunate to contribute to a wide variety of custom and consumer publications, including inflight magazines for American and Continental, Fodor's travel guides, Family Circle, People, Yankee, Sunset, etc. My niches are travel, profiles, personal finance, and arts and culture but my strong research and interview skills enable me to tackle any subject.

Company: Self-employed

I worked there from 5/1996 until now

Content I Write