Susan Cattaneo is an Assistant Professor of Songwriting at Berklee. Her professional writing career began in advertising where Susan was a writer/producer, creating television commercials for clients such as CBS, NBC, TNT, and TBS among others. Her work won her an Emmy nomination and a New York State Broadcasters Award. During this time, Susan was a singer/songwriter by night, performing with a funk rock band at clubs in New York City. Susan holds a BA in Creative Writing from Pomona College and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee with a professional diploma in Songwriting.