Katie Turner

Katie Turner

Finance, Creative Writing, Editing, Proofreading
Fact Checker
University of Missouri


  • Fact checker for The Balance, ensuring articles are accurate and verified with trustworthy sources
  • Worked as an editor for local publishing companies and edited manuscripts for emerging authors
  • Former member of the publishing team at McKinsey & Company
  • Freelance experience includes writing blog posts, product descriptions, and landing pages for businesses


Katie Turner has served as a writer, editor, and fact checker for various companies, including the consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where she spent over two years fact-checking content about business, finance, and economic trends. At Dotdash, she began as a fact checker for Investopedia, and eventually transitioned to both The Balance and Investopedia. In her free time, Katie enjoys writing fiction and poetry, and her work has been featured in a variety of literary journals.


Katie received a B.A. in English from the University of Missouri with an emphasis in Creative Writing.