Katrina Munichiello, Fact Checker

Katrina Munichiello

Expertise: Editing, Proofreading, Fact Checking
Title: Fact Checker
Education: Tufts University, Boston University
Location: Boston, MA


  • Experienced editor, writer, fact-checker, and proofreader with more than fourteen years of experience working with print and online publications
  • Copy editor for Cloth, Paper, Scissors, and senior editor at Tea Magazine and World Tea News. She has been a fact-checker for America's Test Kitchen's publications since 2015
  • Published her first book, A Tea Reader: Living Life One Cup at a Time
  • Earned an MPH and worked in non-profit administration


Katrina Ávila Munichiello has worked for Dotdash since 2018 as a fact-checker, and she worked as a fact-checker for America's Test Kitchen since 2015. Katrina also served as editor for two national print magazines and proofreader for an independent publishing house, and she has written articles for the Boston Globe, Yankee Magazine, and a wide range of other publications. Katrina is the author of A Tea Reader: Living Life One Cup at a Time (Tuttle).


Katrina received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Tufts University and a Master of Public Health degree from Boston University. 

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