Kathy Pierre is a journalist and communications professional specializing in feature writing, social justice, feminism, nonprofit organizations and general topics of marginalized groups in the United States.
She is currently the Senior National Coordinator of Communications and Media at Teach Plus, a national education advocacy group that works with teachers to influence both policy and practice.
She formerly worked as a community reporter at the Anderson Independent Mail, a USA Today Network newspaper, in the Upstate region of South Carolina covering community stories throughout the city of Anderson and the surrounding area. She has more than three years of experience as a copy editor, having worked as the sole copy and production editor at RELEVANT Media Group responsible for both a daily website and bimonthly print magazine as well as a newspaper copy editor at the Gainesville (FL) Sun and the Independent Florida Alligator.
She has written for national and local outlets in the past and is available for freelance opportunities that include original reporting for feature stories and other forms of blogging and short content posts. She is also available for copy editing opportunities.