Natalie Hope McDonald is a freelance writer, editor and photographer based in Philadelphia with more than 20 years of experience in the publishing industry. Her work regularly appears in newspapers, magazines and journals, and on websites and blogs around the country. Before starting her own business, Natalie was senior editor of lifestyle publications for Boston and Philadelphia magazines. She’s also the former editor of G Philly, a print magazine and website produced by Philadelphia magazine. Most recently, she’s become a regular contributor to Philly.com, where she writes a weekly column of arts picks and special opinion pieces related to politics and pop culture.
Natalie has also spent many years covering the consumer technology industry, as well as topics ranging from business and design to health, news and sustainability. She’s written both in-depth features and breaking news. She’s also interviewed celebrities and business leaders from around the world, written reviews, previews and guides for a variety of audiences, and analyzed industry trends. In addition to her work as a reporter, she provides copywriting and editing services to corporate and non-profit clients, including successful social media plans. She’s also an accomplished fine artist and photographer.