“Kelly is a
first-rate researcher
and storyteller”

– USA Today –

An award-winning journalist
with a Global perspectivE

A former reporter for three major dailies, most recently the New York Daily News, I offer sophisticated skills and broad experience, published in The New York Times, Washington  Post, Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, Marie Claire, The American Prospect and many others in Canada and Europe. 

My two books of nationally reported non -fiction are “Blown Away: American Women and Guns”, (Pocket Books), called “groundbreaking and invaluable”, and “Malled: My Unintentional Career in Retail” (Portfolio), a candid look at low-wage work in the United States.

The most demanding readers long remember my writing, like the editor of Marie Claire who --- in 2019 – recalled my 2011 personal essay for the magazine about a week at a silent Buddhist retreat.

My photos have appeared in Time, the Toronto Star, Washington Post, New York Times and others; I offer an annual workshop at the Northern Short Course for news photographers. My Instagram account: CaitlinKellyNYC. 

My multi-topic blog has more than 21,000 followers, begun in 2009. I won my National Magazine Award in Canada for a humor essay about my divorce.

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Why now’s the perfect time to watch Babylon Berlin

March 24

By Caitlin Kelly

It all rings a little too close to home right now…

This three-season series has long been one of my favorite shows ever — and the most expensive European TV series made.

And for those newly hungry for fresh viewing content, these three seasons offer 28 episodes.

CONTINUE READING WHY NOW'S THE PERFECT TIME TO WATCH BABYLON BERLIN

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