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nDash Writer Profile for Melissa Catena


Health and Wellness Writer

About Me

I'm a health and wellness writer focused on producing educational content as well as copy that converts. 

I have a knack for writing to specific audiences and understanding what motivates them. My writing will communicate your brand story and establish a strong foundation of trust with your customers.

Industries I Write About

Science & Medicine

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Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

A Better Buzzkill

This article for a wellness print magazine focuses on the risks of using DEET and offers natural alternatives.


Heirloom Appeal

This blog post for a popular wellness website highlights the nutritional value of heirloom vegetables.


Sound Mind & Body Gym

This email advertisement for a social e-commerce site promotes a local gym.


Property Finder

This spec sales page underscores the benefits of a house-hunting app.


A Gluten-Free Lifestyle Made Easy

This article for a health promotion company offers tips on gluten-free nutrition.



Freelance Writer

I create lifestyle/health and wellness web copy, magazine articles, and blog posts for various companies, including LocalTwist, San Francisco magazine, Natural Solutions, and EcoSalon.


I worked there from 11/2007 until now

Editorial Project Manager

I led yearly editorial development of 10 secondary-level social studies titles, managing the entire project life cycle, from planning through bound book. I was responsible for managing several outside vendors and three freelancers.

Company: Pearson

I worked there from 4/2007 until 8/2010

Content I Write