Fact Checker

Resides In

Brooklyn, NY


Hunter College, CUNY


Historical research and academic editing


  • Freelance writer and editor for over five years.
  • Archival assistant for various academic and cultural organizations, including the New-York Historical Society, History Colorado, and the Denver Public Library.
  • Conducted research on Colorado policies concerning reproductive rights and justice for NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado.


Katharine Beer is a writer, editor, and archivist based in New York. She has over five years of experience researching and writing about everything from the history of NYC's community gardens to Beyonce's 2018 Coachella performance.

Katharine is trained as a historian, with a focus on the histories of cities and social movements. She has taken courses in data journalism and fact-checking at the Google News Initiative and the Poynter Institute.


Katharine received a B.A. in Comparative Literature and History from Hunter College.