Kathryn O'Shea-Evans is an author, journalist, and editor based in Colorado's Front Range. A contributing editor at House Beautiful magazine, her bylines frequently appear in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and numerous other publications. Kathryn is a former senior editor at the Hearst Design Group and associate editor at Travel + Leisure. She has appeared as a guest lifestyle expert on Today, The Meredith Vieira Show, The Travel Channel, CBS, The Weather Channel, Fox & Friends, and MSNBC. She is the author of “Veranda: Elements of Beauty” (October 2020), “Veranda: A Room of One’s Own” (April 2019), and many co-authored titles for Rizzoli New York.

• Instructor for the Columbia Publishing Course at Columbia University's School of Journalism
• Received a master’s degree in journalism from Harvard University’s Extension School
• A member of the Rocky Mountain Harvard University Club, the Denver Women’s Press Club (founded in 1898), and a certified Weeki Wachee mermaid

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