Katherine Perry

Paul Wellman

Katherine Perry

Katherine Perry

UR SO GREAT: Excuse Independent intern Katherine Perry if she occasionally slips into a Chicago accent. A Windy City native who relocated to Santa Barbara as a child and graduated from San Marcos High, Perry finds herself regaining her California vowels after finishing her first year as a journalism major at Northwestern University. Not to be confused with a certain similarly named Santa Barbara pop tart, Perry has expressed an interest in writing about food and its relation to environmental issues, so tell her if you know of some related, as-of-yet unwritten gem she can tackle. Follow her online at

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