Katherine Butler



Science, Space, Culture


Lafayette College, University of Vermont


Katherine Butler is a journalist who covers science and culture, as well as a copywriter, branding writer, and television writer.


Butler covered space, science, and other topics for Mother Nature Network (now part of Treehugger) for five years, and has also written for CNN, Forbes, NPR, Grist, Huffington Post, and EcoSalon. She has worked as a branding writer, copywriter, and television writer, having written for networks including Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and USA Network.


Butler holds a bachelor's degree in English language and literature from Lafayette College, as well as a master's degree in English language and literature from the University of Vermont.

Treehugger and Dotdash

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