Kate Fitzgerald is an Arizona-based senior editor for PaymentsSource. Fitzgerald began her journalism career at the San Diego Tribune, and has worked as a reporter and editor at several other publications, including Advertising Age and the Arizona Republic. She covered payments for SourceMedia from 2007 to 2012, and rejoined PaymentsSource in 2015. Fitzgerald is a graduate of Lewis & Clark College and holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
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