Cathleen McCarthy

SENIOR EDITOR
EXPERTISE
  • Rewards strategy
  • Small business marketing
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of arts degree in journalism, the University of Maryland

About the author

Highlights

  • Journalist published in dozens of magazines, newspapers and websites
  • Founder and editor of The Jewelry Loupe
  • Speaker and writer specializing in small-business marketing, travel and credit

Experience

After receiving her B.A. in magazine journalism from the University of Maryland, Cathleen worked as a staff editor for consumer and trade magazines before becoming a full-time freelance writer.

Her stories on design, travel and business have appeared in dozens of publications including the Washington Post, Town & Country, Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Fodor’s Travel, Departures and The Writer. In 2009, she launched The Jewelry Loupe, a magazine-style blog that now has more than 25,000 followers around the world. Cathleen writes and speaks about marketing creative small businesses. She was a contributor to CreditCards.com from 2009 to 2021, when she joined the CreditCards.com and Bankrate Credit Cards editorial team full-time as an editor.

Media

"Opening a Storefront" for the Jewelry Business Forum last month and building a brand at NYNOW last year.

Business

Blog: https://thejewelryloupe.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thejewelryloupe/
Facebook: http://facebook.com/thejewelryloupe
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thejewelryloupe