We build relationships one word at a time

Creating content is easier and more enjoyable than you thought possible. That’s thanks to our down-to-earth, easygoing healthcare content team of client services managers, writers, and strategists.

Everyone on our coast-to-coast team is experienced in healthcare and digital writing. To make sure we can provide the strongest, clearest content to your audiences, we are trained in health literacy and plain language. It’s part of our proprietary WriterGirl Academy. These required courses boost skills in interviewing clinicians, telling compelling stories, writing mobile-friendly content and more.

When you work with WriterGirl healthcare content experts, you can expect strong, efficient, effective content that aligns with your goals.

  • Degrees in journalism, English, communications, marketing and public relations
  • Master’s degrees in journalism, literature, English and business
  • RNs, BSNs and MSNs
  • MDs and PhDs
  • Patient care
  • Patient education
  • Health insurance
  • Health and wellness
  • Research
  • Health and life science
  • Community living and senior care

Meet the members of our core team, who make sure you have the support you need from the very first meeting.

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Christy PretzingerPresident & CEO
Christy is the strategic and visionary leader of WriterGirl. Since 2005, she’s grown WriterGirl from a modest freelance…
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Colleen MassaChief operating officer
Since 2012, Colleen has been an integral part of the WriterGirl team. She rapidly moved from a part-time position…
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Rebecca SimsVP, talent & content
When four-year-old Rebecca snuck onto a bus (in Germany) headed for a preschool (she didn’t attend)…
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Reba ThompsonVP, client partnerships
Reba is a business development pro, and we admire her professionalism, mad organizational skills…
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Kirsten LeckyVP, client partnerships
Kirsten has enjoyed working with healthcare leaders for most of her career. She is passionate about…
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Karla WebbSr. client services manager
Karla joined WriterGirl in 2012 and adores applying her 30 years of healthcare communication experience…
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Laura DiGiulioOperations director
A self-described “grammar nerd,” Laura has enjoyed writing and editing for as long as she can remember…
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Karrie HooverClient services manager
Karrie found her niche as a liaison between sales and operations teams by accident when she was…
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Carol WilliamsContent director
Carol has been a marketing writer for a few decades now. The challenges of persuasion and problem-solving…
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Lyn EngleClient services director
Lyn’s a life-long ‘word nerd’ who is seldom without a pen at hand. She loves helping clients…
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Nina MitchellSenior project manager
Nina found her love for project management when she was in a marketing communications role and was…
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Alice ChurchillClient services manager
Since 2013, Alice has created content and overseen the details of WriterGirl projects. She can write…
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Terri Ann FredetteProject manager
Passionate about the power of connecting and the direct benefits it produces —Terri Ann is a consummate…
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Dama EwbankSenior content writer & editor
Dama is a Purdue University grad who started her college career as a biology…
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Rebecca SgarlataClient services manager
The name Rebecca Sgarlata is synonymous with “jack of all trades”…
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Leigh WilkinsSenior content writer & editor
Leigh graduated from Northwestern with a journalism degree in her hand and a dream in her heart…of not becoming a journalist…

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Melanie GrahamContent marketing manager & writer
Melanie started her career as a journalist, working community news beats in New England…
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Katie SnyderProject & marketing coordinator
Katie is a University of Cincinnati grad who completed her undergraduate degree in anthropology…
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Rachel HershbergerAdministrative assistant & writer in training
Rachel has delighted in words since she penned her first limerick in fourth grade…
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Rosemary D'AloiaDirector of finance
Rosemary considers herself a seeker and life-long learner. She’s passionate about helping small businesses keep their finances in order…
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