Katrina Fox

Katrina Fox

Journalist, Author & Founder of Vegan Business Media

From being chased by riot police during a demonstration against a farm breeding kittens for vivisection in the UK, to advising a high-profile whistleblower in Australia, Katrina Fox proudly helps rebels with causes to make a positive difference in the world by sharing their stories.

A journalist since 1997, Katrina has worked on staff and as a freelancer for a range of niche and mainstream media with a particular focus on social justice issues affecting people, animals and planet.

Originally from London, Katrina moved to Sydney in 2001 with her wife and two cats. She is the author/editor of several books, including chapters in Plant-Powered Women and Circles of Compassion.

Her latest book is Vegan Ventures: Start & Grow an Ethical Business, a practical and inspirational guide for aspiring and existing vegan business owners and entrepreneurs. The book – which had its official UK launch at the 2015 London VegFestUK – features advice from over 60 business owners and professionals from the US, UK, Canada and Australia.

Katrina is the founder and editor of Vegan Business Media, an online media hub providing success tips, PR and marketing strategies and resources for vegan business owners and entrepreneurs with a mission of Vegan World Domination – One Business at a Time.

In 2014 Katrina won the Voiceless: The Animal Protection Institute media award for print/online journalism for her article Speciesism: The Final Frontier for the ABC’s The Drum website in Australia (sister organisation to the BBC) and has been an ethical vegan since 1996.

In addition to hosting the Vegan Business Media website, Katrina provides media coaching and training services to ethical business owners.

Katrina recently became a regular Forbes contributor specialising in writing about the vegan and plant-based business sector.

She loves glitter, disco and internet cat videos!

Visit: www.katrinafox.com and www.veganbusinessmedia.com

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