Kathryn Vandervalk

Kathryn Vandervalk

Lives In

New York, New York


  • The University of Chicago
  • Columbia University


  • Beauty
  • Weddings
  • SEO strategy
  • Fiction writing


She began her career at an agency, where she crafted content strategy for tech startups. At Dotdash Meredith, she worked in SEO & content strategy across various lifestyle brands before focusing on beauty and weddings. She now serves as the Editorial & Strategy Director for Byrdie and Brides, leading the team's evergreen search strategy. This role combines her passion for logic and data with her love of writing: Kathryn earned a B.A. and M.A. studying Creative Writing at The University of Chicago, and her M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from Columbia University.

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