Katherine Gregor brings decades of experience advancing livable communities, active transportation, climate action, places for people, the visual arts, urban greenspace and community sustainability. She has delivered hundreds of projects. As a consultant, she serves clients and communities with writing, marketing communications, program and project management, public engagement for social impact, and related services. She has also written extensively for newspapers, magazines, trade publications, websites and digital platforms, and client publications.
As a journalist, she has served as an editor at Texas Monthly, a regional correspondent for ARTnews, a visual arts columnist for regional publications, a freelance writer, and as a staff writer and columnist for the Austin Chronicle. As a community journalist, she wrote regular columns about urban growth issues (Developing Stories) and climate action (Cool City).
She served as a Communications Consultant from 2010-2019 at the City of Austin, where she started up and managed programs related to sustainability, city planning, bicycling and active transportation, complete streets, and civic art and placemaking.
As an independent consultant, she has assisted nonprofits, public agencies, a small Latino-owned civic art consultancy, architecture and planning firms, law firms, photographers and creatives, and other professional service firms
Her interrelated professional focus areas over the years have included:
She was CNUa accredited by the Congress for the New Urbanism, taught CNUa accreditation courses to professionals, and served on the Board of Directors for CNU Central Texas from 2012 to 2018.
She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin.