About Kate Harrington

Kate Harrington Kate is a former reporter, most recently for the Austin Business Journal, where she covered real estate, economic development and transportation. Since 2010 she has been running Thumbtack Communications. Thumbtack provides writing, editing and marketing services. Before moving to Austin in 2002 Kate lived in her native New England, which she still visits often to escape the Texas heat.



Author Archives: Kate Harrington

Can Austin Win Amazon?

September 18th, 2017 | by Kate Harrington

It’s rare that so many professionals in Austin would be buzzing about a long-shot deal, but it’s also a rare


Merck IT Center Headed to Austin

July 30th, 2017 | by Kate Harrington

Pharmaceutical company Merck has announced that it will expand into Austin with plans to build a technology innovation center. Merck



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