Katie Friel is the editor of CultureMap Austin and CultureMap San Antonio.
An East Coast native, Katie received a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies from Catholic University. In 2010, she was selected to be a Carnegie Knight/News21 journalism fellow.
Katie's writing has appeared in Variety, Texas Monthly, USA Today, Austin Business Journal, Austin Way, Gothamist, Austinist, and the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal. She also served as the editor of Tribeza.
When she's not editing some of the finest writers in Texas, Katie can be found on a bike, in a book store, on a patio, or eating a lavish meal at one of Austin's many fabulous restaurants.