Kathryn Pagel

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Title: Social Media Apprentice
Education: Drake University
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Expertise: Lifestyle Trends, Social Media, Women and Gender

Kathryn Pagel is a Social Media Apprentice at Better Homes & Gardens. She is a senior at Drake University studying Magazine Media with minors in English and Sociology. She has worked for publications such as Drake Political Review as a staff editor and Disrupshion Magazine as a fashion writer. 


  • Social Media Apprentice at Better Homes & Gardens
  • More than two years of experience as a communications intern
  • 3+ years writing for blogs and online publications


Kathryn Pagel has worked as a communications intern at various brands during her time at Drake University, including Better Homes & Gardens. She has also worked as a staff editor and social media editor for student publications, including Drake Political Review and Urban Plains. 

Kathryn has always had an interest in lifestyle and fashion trends. She is passionate about helping herself and others find their personal style, whether that be in fashion or home decor.


Kathryn is in her final year at Drake University finishing up her BAJMC in Magazine Media. She is also pursuing minors in English and Sociology with a concentration in women and gender. At Drake University, she has collaborated with peers on coursework and student publications. 

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

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