Kate Hakala

Location
Brooklyn, NY
School
University Of Massachusetts
Expertise
Health & Wellness, Connections, Literature, Comedy
  • Kate is an Editorial Hiring Manager for Static Media.
  • Over the last decade, Kate's writing has appeared in Playboy magazine, Mic.com, Racked, Refinery29, Nerve, Salon, The Offing, and Matador.
  • Formerly, Kate was the editor-in-chief of Nerve.com, a relationships and culture site.

Experience

Kate has been a writer and editor for nearly a decade. She started her career at Nerve.com, writing features and conducting interviews that explored music, arts, sex, and relationships. She went on to work as a senior staff writer for Mic.com, helping to launch their Connections vertical. Kate has been with Static Media since 2020, starting as a Feature writer for Grunge. Now on the hiring team, Kate enjoys mentoring new editors.

Education

Kate has a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She attended the honors college and received a specialization certificate in Creative Writing.
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