Chantal Panozzo

Writer & Copywriter

Grüezi, people.

I’m an American author, writer, and copywriter with over a decade of international experience. Based in Chicago,

I work both locally and globally via my company, Cross Border Content, Inc.


Mehr Aargau für Chicago (Die Zeit)

Working in Switzerland–What’s an Expat Woman to Expect? (Wall Street Journal)

How Leaving America Changes What People Think About Guns (Vice)

New international copywriting consultancy: Cross Border Content, Inc.

The unapologetic introvert: I had to leave the U.S. to stop pretending to be an extrovert (Salon)

Emigrate With Your Guns? You’re Probably Shooting in the Dark (Wall Street Journal)

Searching for Fun at an American Birthday Party (Washington Post)

Why Switzerland Causes Price Shock (Wall Street Journal)

How the Expat Life Changes a Person’s Political Views (Wall Street Journal)

Why I’m Proud to Be the Mom of the Mean Girl (Brain, Child)

An Alpine Antidote to Working Weekends

(New York Times)

Why Many Repatriates Feel the Desire to Go Back Abroad (Wall Street Journal)

Teaching: How to write and publish personal essays Zurich Writers Workshop October 23-25, 2015

Speaking at the American Club of Zurich, October 16, 2015

How living in Switzerland ruined me for America (Vox)

How Technology is Redefining Expat Relationships with Family Back Home (Wall Street Journal)

Learning Not to Smile in the World’s Happiest Country (Wall Street Journal)

Does Technology Ruin the Expat Experience? (Wall Street Journal)

Why Switzerland tops quality-of-life surveys (Wall Street Journal)

Parenting essay in the Washington Post

Redefining ‘Motherland’ in Switzerland (Wall Street Journal)

Contributor to Fodor’s Switzerland 2015, published April 14, 2015

Multi-continent parenting essay in the New York Times

When American Expats Don’t Want Their Kids to Have U.S. Citizenship (Wall Street Journal)

Global ad campaign for Julius Baer

Where to shop in Zurich’s District 5 (Traveller Magazine)

Zurich feature for CNN Travel

Swiss Explorer campaign launch for Swiss International Air Lines

Book reading at Orell Füssli The Bookshop, May 23 at 7 p.m. in Zurich

New book, Swiss Life: 30 Things I Wish I’d Known, published May 7, 2014

Learning to Love Motherhood (Brain, Child Magazine)

Travel feature on Zurich for Qatar Airways’s Oryx Magazine

Travel feature on Zurich for Singapore Airlines’s Priority Magazine

Television commercial for Swiss International Air Lines