WE IMPACT THE WORLD THROUGH WORDS.

As a robust team of professional writers, we translate research and innovation into impactful stories.  Our background as university professors prepares us to communicate the insights of thought leaders and industry experts. At Untold, we tell stories of research, innovation, community, and human potential–bringing stories to life.

Our Core Team

Katie Trauth Taylor

Kathryn (Katie) Trauth Taylor, PhD, is founder and CEO of Untold Content. Upon receiving her PhD in Rhetoric & Writing from Purdue University with an emphasis in Professional and Technical Writing, Dr. Taylor founded Untold as a writing consultancy devoted to empowering thought-leading organizations in communications and storytelling. Dr. Taylor and our team at Untold Content have crafted content strategies for several national initiatives, including the VA National Homeless Programs Office, VA Women’s Health Program Office, the Medication Reconciliation initiative, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation's global evaluation brief effort. Dr. Taylor serves and trains clients across sectors to accelerate their thought leadership and create research-backed, impactful content. Her own writing has appeared in several news outlets, trade publications, and peer-reviewed journals in business, medicine, science, communications, and rhetoric.

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Technical Writing • Qualitative Research • Writing Consultation

KATIE TRAUTH TAYLOR | OWNER & CEO | katie [at] untoldcontent.com

Alicia Surrao

Alicia is an experienced science writer who earned her PhD in Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati with a joint appointment at Argonne National Laboratory. Her dissertation focused primarily on analyzing nuclear and radiological materials for nuclear forensic applications. Her interest in preventing the spread of nuclear weapons led her to study nuclear safeguards and nonproliferation policy from experts at Brookhaven, Argonne and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, Texas A&M, and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency. Alicia enjoys the challenge of translating complex technical information into engaging content through story and using visuals. At Untold, Alicia conducts policy research and supports the design and development of written and visual deliverables for scientific and technical organizations.

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Technical Writing • Qualitative Research • Writing Consultation

ALICIA SURRAO | SCIENCE WRITING CONSULTANT alicia [at] untoldcontent.com

Meredith Singleton

Meredith is a technical writer and instructional designer. She holds a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Cincinnati. She has certifications in distance and online learning from the Online Learning Consortium and Quality Matters and is an expert in universal design and accessibility. Her area of research focuses on instructional design and learning principles in online writing instruction, concentrating on feedback and student engagement. Meredith enjoys working with subject matter experts to develop dynamic content and online courses for a broad range of disciplines. With a professional background in non-profit development, higher education administration and corporate training, Meredith’s broad range of experiences makes her a valuable asset to a variety of projects.

Technical Writing • Qualitative Research • Writing Consultation

MEREDITH SINGLETON | WRITING CONSULTANT meredith [at] untoldcontent.com

Stephen Taylor

Equipped with a PhD in Chemistry, Stephen brings to Untold a decade of university research and teaching experience--plus another decade of industry R&D experience. Before joining Untold, Stephen served as Technical Manager of R&D at a global chemical company, where he designed a New Product Development stage-gate process from the ground up. With eyes for innovation and awards granted for scientific and technical presentations, Stephen supports companies in leveraging the insights of their experts.

Technical Writing • Qualitative Research • Writing Consultation

STEPHEN TAYLOR, PHD | CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER stephen [at] untoldcontent.com

S. Mandy Watts

Mandy completed her M.A. in Rhetoric & Composition from Miami University in Oxford Ohio. Her extensive writing and editing portfolio includes several books and articles for peer-reviewed publications in healthcare, technical communications, and cultural studies. As a bluegrass musician performing in and around Cincinnati, Mandy’s multi-genre attention to story, rhythm, audience, and precision enables her to pivot between seemingly disparate creative encounters, all the while benefitting her clients and colleagues with a sharp eye and an ear for a good hook.

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Technical Writing • Qualitative Research • Writing Consultation

S. MANDY WATTS | WRITING CONSULTANT mandy [at] untoldcontent.com

Dani Clark

Dani is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor's degree in English of Literary and Cultural Studies with a Communications and Psychology focus, and a certificate in Service Learning and Civic Engagement. Her experience in peer tutoring, volunteer coordination, and teaching assistance enhances her ability to write and collaborate across disciplines. From academic research papers and project reports to interviewing people from different parts of the world and transcribing letters for hospice patients, her enthusiasm for people and their stories reveals itself in her writing and commitment to travel and community engagement.

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Technical Writing • Qualitative Research • Writing Consultation

DANI CLARK | WRITING CONSULTANT dani [at] untoldcontent.com

Our Nationwide Team


We attract and vet a nationwide network of writing consultants and subject matter experts to join our integrated project teams.  From medical writers and copywriters,  to food insecurity researchers, expert scientists, and systems engineers, our strength lies in our diversity of perspective and experience.  For our clients, we create project teams perfectly suited to organizational needs.

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We are proud to call Cincinnati home. We believe that knowledge is created to be shared, and that awareness of multiple perspectives catalyzes connection and understanding. We’ve traveled from Palo Alto to Appalachia to conduct research and share insights with our clients and the communities we love.

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