Katy Palmer is a creative consultant in Los Angeles.

She earned a B.A. in screenwriting from the LMU School of Film and Television.

After interning with Avalon Artists Group, she has worked as a researcher for the Travel Channel and a casting assistant for Top Chef, Shark Tank, The Voice, American Idol, The Bachelor, and Family Feud.

She has worked as a casting producer to cast real people with real passion for companies on the Fortune 500, as well as national and international brands like Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, American Electric Power, Fantastic Sams, Scott’s Miracle-Gro and WD-40.

She has written for MapQuest, Style Me Pretty, BuddyTV and Her Campus Media, and has worked as a writer’s assistant on DIY Network’s Building Alaska.

During her time in Denver, she co-founded the Freelancers Union Denver, a branch of the national organization to support and protect independent contractors across the country. She remains an active advocate of independent workers and small business owners everywhere.

When she’s not casting or writing, she consults for the Boulder-based content marketing startup Verblio. She holds certificates in Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing, and Video Marketing.

These lovely photographs were taken by Jelena Aleksich, founder of The Confetti Project.

She really does laugh this often.