Catherine Holecko

Catherine Holecko

Freelance Writer, Editor

Expertise

Health, Parenting, Pregnancy, Fitness

Education

The University of Pennsylvania

Highlights

Experience

Catherine Holecko is a former writer for Verywell covering family fitness. Over 20 years of journalism, along with 14 years of motherhood, have turned Catherine into a first-hand expert on family fitness and other parenting topics. As a writer and editor, Catherine developed a special interest in kids' health. Now with her own two children, she encourages activity to promote physical and emotional well-being. Catherine's work has appeared in national magazines and websites including Parents and Highlights.

Education

Catherine Holecko graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in English and French.

Verywell Health Editorial Process

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