Katie Mills Giorgio


Katie Mills Giorgio is a freelance writer, editor, and nonprofit professional living and working in her hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She’s been creating content for newspapers, magazines, websites, and nonprofit organizations for more than two decades, getting her start writing concert reviews for the Cedar Rapids Gazette while still in college. She’s written for a wide variety of publications, including,, and U.S. News & World Report. 100 Things to Do in Cedar Rapids Before You Die is her first book. Katie, an aspiring children’s book author, is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. But her favorite role is mom of two teenagers. Learn more at or follow her on Instagram at @ktmgiorgio. Share you own Cedar Rapids adventures on Insta using #100ThingsCedarRapids.


I’ve lived in Iowa my whole life (except for a 6-month stint in Wisconsin) and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. When people hear I am from Iowa, they wonder what there is to do here, we are just farms and

The City of Five Seasons now has a list of experiences to make sure you enjoy in your life. Wednesday night's launch party at Indian Creek celebrated the new book 100 Things to Do in Cedar Rapids Before You Die.

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