Kathleen Ortiz

KO Media Management

Kathleen Ortiz (she/her) founded her own agency in 2022, after working in publishing and international licensing for over a decade, including roles as Director of Translation, Subsidiary Rights Manager and Literary Agent. She earned her M.S. in Publishing from Pace University, and has spent her career helping build and elevate creative brands. Her focus is on books and media for adults and children, especially with a visual element. She loves media and books that bring humor and joy and inspire others in life. She is a member of Licensing International and Women in Toys.

Subject Focus

NF: Health
NF: How-To
NF: Humor
NF: Illustrated/Art
NF: Lifestyle
NF: Parenting
NF: Pop Culture
NF: Religion/Spirituality
Children’s: Graphic Novel
Children’s: Middle Grade Non-Fiction
Children’s: Picture Book
Children’s: Young Adult Non-Fiction



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