Cathryn Garrard

Cathryn Garrard

Adjunct Instructor

Cathy Garrard received her BA from the University of Kansas.  She is a magazine journalist with more than 20 years of fact-checking, writing, and editing experience. Garrard served as the research director of Redbook andWoman’s Day magazines. She has fact-checked for This Old HouseSELF, and Food & Wine. Garrard has also written and reported hundreds of articles on health, nutrition, travel, wine, parenting, and entertainment for dozens of national outlets, both print and digital. She currently is a senior editor at Hearst Magazines, creating special interest publications and bookazines for the PreventionGood HousekeepingWoman’s DayMen’s Health, and Seventeen brands. Garrard teaches the Fact-Checking for Accuracy at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

Media Literacy: An Overview

When working in media jobs, it’s essential to be both a savvy consumer of the news as well as a thoughtful editor. This class, taught by a...

Fact-Checking for Accuracy

Learn to develop effective fact-checking strategies to apply in any field of publishing.