Catherine L. Tully, Editor


Catherine L. Tully

Catherine has been a full-time freelance writer since 2002 and is co-founder of She is also the owner/editor and webmaster of, co-founder of Pas de Trois at and owns the group Dance Writers on LinkedIn.

Writing/Editing Experience & Education


BA/Exercise Science and Fitness Management

Minor: Psychology

Memberships & Appointments:

+ Outside Europe Representative for the National Dance Teachers Association in the UK.

+ Member, Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology.

+ Member, Chicago Writers Association.

+ Member, Midwest Writers Association.


Corporate Balance Concepts–Writer, 2001-Present

Responsible for weekly health/wellness newsletter for clients. CBC’s client list includes The MacArthur Foundation, Hyatt Corporation and the Chicago Board of Trade.–Editor/Founder, 2002-Present

Editor for an award-winning blog for writers that offers advice, gear information, lifestyle tips and travel getaways.

Freelance Writer/Speaker–2002-Present

Freelance writing credits include American Style, Boys’ Life, American Fitness, AAA Living, Time Out Chicago, Classical Singer, Dance Teacher Magazine, Conscious Choice, Dance Spirit, The Tea Experience and youngARTS. Speaking credits include the 2006 Classical Singer Conference in Philadelphia, PA and The Minnesota Christian Writers Guild, among others.–Writer/music reviewer, 2005-Present

Celtic MP3s Music Magazine–Music reviewer, 2005-Present

Suburban Focus, Writer, 2006-Present

Health/wellness features and lifestyle articles.

True North Custom Publishing–Writer, 2006-Present

Writing includes work for the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA) and a variety of healthcare publications.

4dancers.orgEditor and Founder. 2009-Present

Founder, editor and webmaster for a blog for those who love dance. The site includes interviews with prominent dancers, teachers and choreographers, teaching tips, guest posts and more.

Bank Administration Institute–LinkedIn Editor. 2010–Present

Responsible for writing/repurposing content and posting discussions on LinkedIn as well as outreach that includes Twitter.

Village Profile–Writer, 2007-2009

Writing includes a wide selection of “Lifestyles” publications for Chicago-area suburbs.

BG+H Publishing–Writer, 2008-2009

Business to business publisher. Publications include American Builders Quarterly and Canadian Builders Quarterly.

Music News Nashville–Writer, 2007-2008

Glide Magazine–Music reviewer, 2005-2006

Selected Publication Credits–Books, Newspapers and Magazines:

American Style, Dance Spirit, Boys’ Life, AAA Living, Writers’ Journal, American Builders Quarterly, Chicagoland Business Elite, American Fitness, IDEA Health & Fitness Source, Conscious Choice, youngARTS, Journey Beyond Travel, Art Calendar, Illinois Times, Chicago Dispatcher, The Westerly Sun, Badges (Hong Kong), Highland Dancer and Dance Teacher.

Selected Commercial Writing, SEO and Marketing Credits:,, Artisan Talent, VistaPrint,,,,, and, Autre Monde restaurant

Social Media Clients:

Autre Monde Restaurant, Bank Administration Institiute

Rates: Please contact me at: clt (at) for details

Twitter: @4dancers


Editors say:

  • “I have worked with many freelance writers over the years, but only a small few leave an impression that remains long after an article is submitted. Catherine Tully is a writer that I not only remember, but look forward to working with again and again. Her attention to small details and the passion she brings to each project set her far and above many of her peers.” –Toby Pendergrass, Group Editor, True North Custom Publishing and long-time newspaper editor 
  • “Catherine has been a terrific addition to our writing staff. Her professional dedication and work ethic are evidenced in her creative and thorough work in researching assignments which are often completed ahead of schedule. We have come to rely on Catherine for our magazine’s needs issue after issue.” –Sue Wolf, Editor, Owner & Publisher, Suburban Focus Magazine 
  • “Catherine Tully has helped us to create a bi-weekly newsletter that very effectively reinforces the key concepts and messages of our services to clients. We consistently get positive feedback from clients who appreciate the information they get from us through the newsletter. Part of our success with this communication is that Catherine is incredibly responsive to our input and feedback—frequently tweaking articles without a moment’s hesitation and researching new topics that we request. It has been a great investment and I highly recommend it.” –Michael E. Kibler, Founder & CEO, Corporate Balance Concepts

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