Katrina Schmidt


At The Hatcher Group, Katrina’s writing experience and collaborative approach help clients engage with their communities on key issues.

Before joining The Hatcher Group, Katrina worked as a communications specialist with the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services in Baltimore City, developing and implementing the agency’s strategic communications infrastructure and digital content strategy to connect the community with essential resources. While in college, Katrina wrote for a range of regional publications, including Washingtonian and Baltimore Style, and conducted education research with her university’s Center for Social Justice.
In 2020, Katrina received her bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University. She focused her studies on Latin American history and culture and is an advanced Spanish speaker.


  • Commitment to identifying tangible opportunities to support marginalized communities ¬
  • Passion for constantly learning – whether it is building new skills or understanding research in my team’s topic area
  • Dedication to thoughtful storytelling that highlights unheard voices

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