Catriona Mactaggart

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The University Of Glasgow
Female-Led Superhero Series, The Arrowverse, The Charmed Universe
  • As a self-proclaimed superhero fangirl, Catriona is excited about the increasing number of female-led shows making their way onto the small screen and could talk about Melissa Benoist's iteration of "Supergirl" all day long.
  • She has watched every episode of the 1998 "Charmed" series at least a dozen times and can quote the show on command.
  • Catriona was named The Independent's Writer of the Month in September 2020 for her opinion piece calling out rape culture in the entertainment industry.


Catriona got her start writing about teen superhero Stargirl, and she has continued writing about superheroes for digital publications like Small Screen and The Sun. Her focus also extends to other genres, such as sci-fi, fantasy, and supernatural dramas. She loves to discuss, analyze, and dissect the way women are portrayed on screen, and she is passionate about gender equality in the entertainment industry. Catriona joined the Alb Media family in 2021 as a freelance features writer for Nicki Swift. She continues to channel her passion for entertainment and pop culture for the outlet, alongside writing about TV and film for Xoop, having joined the features team in 2022.


Catriona has an M.A. in classics and English literature from the University of Glasgow. Her education inspired her to pursue an editorial career, and she has been working as a freelance journalist and writer ever since she graduated.
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