Kathy Gill

  • Spent 20 years as a public affairs executive in the natural resources industry, lobbying at both the state and federal levels
  • Former educator at the University of Washington (Seattle), where she taught classes in the Master's in Digital Media program, Department of Communication
  • Has served on a variety of state government boards and forums, as well as national association policy committees.

Experience

Kathy E. Gill is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed ​articles on a variety of political topics for nearly five years. She is a former educator at the University of Washington (Seattle), where she taught classes in the Master's in Digital Media program, Department of Communication. While there, she also researched the impact that blogging and other forms of social media have had on political institutions and discourse. For 20 years, Gill worked as a public affairs executive in the natural resources industry, lobbying at both the state and federal levels. She has served on a variety of state government boards and forums as well as national association policy committees. In the 1980s, she was a participant in and board member of Pennsylvania Rural Leadership (RULE), a Kellogg-funded leadership development program designed to foster civic understanding and involvement.

Education

  • B.A. in journalism from the University of Georgia
  • M.S. in agricultural economics from Virginia Tech

 

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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