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

Katie Trauth Taylor is founder and CEO of Untold Content, an innovation storytelling firm that supports companies and federal agencies in scientific, medical, technical, and social innovation verticals to effectively communicate their ideas, insights, and impacts. Katie is a former research professor in Professional Writing who now leads a team of MA and PhD-level writers, researchers, and designers who provide hands-on content strategy and content creation services as well as immersive training experiences that empower teams to successfully concept and create industry-leading content. Katie hosts the Untold Stories of Innovation podcast and has interviewed over 100 global innovation leaders to explore the role storytelling plays in the innovation process.

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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

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

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.