Katie James Watkinson

Lives In

Philadelphia, PA


  • Georgetown University
  • Columbia University


  • Travel


Katie is a storyteller with a passion for travel, as well as its applications within the bridal industry. She got her start as an Editorial Assistant at Travel + Leisure, and quickly moved up to becoming a Features and Travel Editor for Brides. As a freelancer, she has contributed content to a myriad of publications including Bloomberg, DuJour, and TripAdvisor. Her experiences in both the millenial-driven bridal industry and her expertise in storytelling resulted in the creation of MegaWatt Events, which offers consulting and content marketing services geared toward destination weddings.


Katie is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She earned a Bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from Georgetown University, where she also minored in Spanish Language and Literature.

About Brides and Dotdash

Brides is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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