UC SANTA BARBARA

Staff Graduate Program Advisor

Catherine Cox

Biography

Catherine was born in San Francisco and grew up in the east bay area of Northern California. After graduating with honors from San Francisco State University with a Broadcast Communication Arts (Radio and Television) degree, she moved to the big sandbox and worked at Paramount Pictures for five years as a finance assistant and continued to work for many well-known film and television studios and producers in Hollywood, including Burt Reynolds, Nigel Sinclair, John Hughes, and Will Smith. She then made her way to top entertainment accounting firms and private companies. Today she is grateful to be back “home” in Santa Barbara and looks forward to serving the incredible students and future of this amazing industry.