Katie Goldberg
Katie Goldberg

Director of Operations

Katie Goldberg is director of operations and illustrator at The Cancer Letter. She joined the publication full-time in 2018, and has been providing editorial illustrations since 2015.

Katie oversees all operational, marketing, and business development functions of The Cancer Letter and the Cancer History Project, including subscription services, advertising, publishing, and strategy.

Her editorial art appears weekly in The Cancer Letter. Her art has been recognized numerous times by the Washington, DC Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Her work has also appeared in The Huffington Post.

Katie holds a BA from the University of Chicago (2012) and an MFA from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (2016). She comes to management from a past career in theater, where the deadlines are even more intense than breaking news.

Latest Stories

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Health Disparities
We are shocked and horrified by the recent spate of violence and hate crimes against people of Asian and Pacific Islander  descent across the United States.In response to these events, The Cancer Letter is stepping up coverage of inequities and disparities—and we are seeking your help and guidance on an upcoming series of investigative stories.As a publication that actively advocates for racial justice and health equity, we condemn these attacks, which have led to deaths, severe injuries, and widespread fear in AAPI communities.