Katie Morell is an independent journalist based in San Francisco. She specializes in small business, entrepreneurship, travel, finance, technology, lifestyle, health, social justice, and science.
Her work has appeared in Hemispheres, San Francisco Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, BBC Travel, Fast Company, mental_floss, Crain's Chicago Business, Global Traveler, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Consumers Digest, Luxury Las Vegas, Diversity Woman, USA Today, and others. Between 2009-2015, she authored Building an Empire, a column that profiled successful entrepreneurs on American Express OPEN Forum.
Her first book, Stolen Identity: What Anyone With a Name, Birthdate and Social Security Number Needs to Know Now, was published in June 2014. Read more about her book here.
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