Catherine Gigante-Brown

writer & editor ContactPortfolio


Copywriting ▪ Editing ▪ Research ▪ Proofreading ▪ Internet/Web Content ▪ Interviews ▪ Scripts ▪ Press Releases ▪ Speeches


Brochures ▪ Newsletters ▪ Columns/Reviews ▪ Business Communications ▪ Profiles/Bios ▪ Product Descriptions



  • As Journalist/Copywriter: Authored hundreds of articles, columns and reviews for publications like Time Out, New York, Essence, Seventeen, The Daily News, Upstate House, Chile Pepper, Diaspora, American Gardener, Silent Sports, True Romance, Hudson Valley Parent, International Railway Traveler and Italian Journal of Wine and Food. As Publicity Specialist: Created publicity materials (including press releases, bios and promotional copy) for a wide variety of clients, including attorneys, artists, musicians, photographers, boutiques and Fortune 500 companies. As Technical Writer: Served as contributing publicist for two Prometheus Books projects, generating promotional materials and media presence; Editor/Copywriter for Madison Avenue Advertising’s Newcomer Guides for several Florida communities; and contributed restaurant reviews to Beau Geste Publishing’s Five Borough Brunch Book. As Freelance Writer/Editor/Proofreader The McGraw-Hill Companies: Communications Specialist, HR-One initiative; Content Writer, Work/Life handbook and supporting Web material; Team Writer, Corporate Achievement Awards, created CEO remarks, intranet, Web and print copy; Content Writer/Copywriter, BEAM (Black Employees at McGraw-Hill) and HR Highlights newsletters; compiled content for CEO briefing books, senior leader remarks, internal and external press releases and Web copy. 2007-2011 Tufts University: Proofreader/Copyeditor, Nutrition CRSP Briefing Papers; Volossal Publishing: Proofreader/Copy Editor/Ghostwriter, various projects.




Phone: Office: 718-499-6199 Cell: 718-938-1789


Zip: NY, 11215/12472
Street: 8th Avenue/Binnewater Road
Office: Brooklyn/Rosendale, NY