Catherine Madison
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Agent: Laurie Abkemeier
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Catherine “Cathy” Madison is a veteran journalist who has published extensively in magazines and newspapers. She served as editor-in-chief of Utne Reader for three years, and was a senior editor at Adweek Magazine and Creativity Magazine, as well as a founding editor of American Advertising and editor-in-chief of Format Magazine. She has extensive experience in marketing and public relations, having worked as communications director at the ad agency Carmichael Lynch and executive director at the Advertising Federation of Minnesota. As a freelance writer, she has written for the Chicago TribuneStar-TribuneAdvertising AgeObitThe History Channel MagazineMinnesota Monthly, AARP, and many others. She is a summa cum laude/Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a degree in journalism and currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • THE WAR CAME HOME WITH HIM: A Daughter’s Memoir
    University of Minnesota Press, 2015