Who Is Kathy Anyway?
Kathy Buckworth is an award winning writer, spokesperson, content creator and media personality. She is the author of six books, including “I Am So The Boss of You: An 8 Step Guide to Giving Your Family The Business” (Random House). Her books have been translated into Chinese, Indonesian and other languages, and are available on Audible.com and wherever books are sold. Kathy is a two time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada Award for Excellence in Humour, and is the recipient of the Mississauga Arts Award for Established Literary Arts.
She is a columnist with Post City Magazines and contributes to the Metro News, Today’s Bride, the Huffington Post, ParentsCanada, and other publications and websites. She is a regular guest expert on Global Morning, CBC Radio and she has a monthly travel segment (Get, Set, Go!) on CHCH TV’s Morning Live.
She travels across Canada regularly as Swerve Promotions key spokesperson for both baby and toy products, delivering segments on morning and noon television programs.
She has over 18 years of corporate marketing experience, with CIBC, Royal Bank, Telus and Coca Cola Foods,including her last position as director of marketing for co-branded credit cards at CIBC. . She has acted as spokesperson for a variety of high profile companies including PCF Financial, Alcon, TransUnion, Graco, Kijiji and other brands.
Kathy serves on the board of the Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee, as their public relations advisor. She lives with her material (four kids) and husband (more material) in the Toronto area. She is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the Writers Union of Canada, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Travel Media Association of Canada
Named one of Canada’s Favourite Mom Voices (#3) by CanadianLiving.com, 2013
Named one of Canada’s Top Parenting Tweeters by Huffington Post
Named one of More Magazine Canada’s favourite bloggers , 2012
Columns have appeared in Today’s Parent, Canadian Living, Canadian Families, Parents Canada, Metro News, Toronto Star, GoodLife Magazines, Oh Baby!,
Regular television appearances on CTV, CityTV, Global, TVO, CHCH
Co-hosted Slice Network Show “Birth Days” for two seasons
Regular radio guest on CBC (Nationwide), 680News, CFRA, CJAD, others
Speaker at MOM2.0, Blissdom Canada, Blogalicious, TweetStock, SocialCapital, She’s Connected, MomBiz Conference, 140Conference
Two time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada’s Excellence in Humour Writing Award (2009, 2011)
Winner, Established Literary Arts, Mississauga Arts Awards
Author, six books, including I Am So The Boss Of You, with Random House Canada, which was recently optioned to Warner Brothers Television
Chief Family Advisor, President’s Choice Financial, PCPlus
Speaker at UofT, York University, Simon Fraser University
Acted as spokesperson for P&G, RIM, Leapfrog, Pfizer
Hosted online and in person events for Sunmaid, Goldfish Crackers, Invisalign,Microsoft
Board Director, Mississauga Arts Council