Kathy has worked on dozens of episodic television programs, films, stage plays, and voiceover projects in New York. Some of her more noteworthy theater roles include Flo in Picnic at Atlantic Stage 2 for a directors workshop production, M’Lynn in Steel Magnolias, Mrs. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank, Pooty in Reckless, and the dual roles of Phyllis and Leslie in Sylvia (most often cast with male actors). One of her most exciting film projects, It's a Wondrous Life, had its debut screening in New York in October 2016 and is now on the film festival circuit. In the film Kathy plays a social worker on the hunt for her murdering, sociopathic client. On television she can sometimes be seen being murdered or plotting a murder on Investigation Discovery. She works on various types of voiceover projects including commercials, corporate and educational productions, and character work. Kathy studied the Practical Aesthetics technique for acting at Atlantic Acting School in New York and regularly trains in Improv at The PIT.
Prior to her career as an actor, Kathy worked as a broadcast journalist in Tampa, the 11th largest television market. She was an on-camera general assignment reporter and anchor who covered all types of news stories from murders and hurricanes to war heroes and celebrities. Kathy has also been a successful producer and director of documentary films. Her first film won an HBO-PlanetOut Award for Best Short Documentary, and her second project was acquired by the ACLU to air as part of its Freedom Files television series on PBS.
Kathy holds a Bachelor's Degree in Radio-Television with a Minor in Theater from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and a Master's Degree in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.