Katia Hetter is an American journalist based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of CNN Digital's global travel team and Digital Senior Producer, writing about the ins and outs of travel.   
Hetter graduated from Pomona College with a Bachelor's degree in government. She went on to attend Harvard Kennedy school where she received an MPP in media policy and criminal justice.  
Prior to joining CNN in 2011, Hetter covered the post-9/11 redevelopment of the World Trade Center site for Newsday, the marriage-defining moments of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's first acts in office for the San Francisco Chronicle and major U.S. Supreme Court decisions for U.S. News and World Report.