WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Science Journalist, Jan 2016 - present

  • Pitching, reporting and writing for various media outlets, including Scientific American, The Scientist, Quartz and Symmetry

Assistant Editor, The Scientist, Dec 2017 - May 2018 (Mat leave cover) 

  • Writing and reporting short- and long-form stories for print and online

  • Editing "The Nutshell," The Scientist's news blog, and "Scientist to Watch," profiles of early-career scientists, for the magazine

Editorial Intern, The Scientist, Jan 2017 - May 2017

  • Reporting and writing daily news and news features for the-scientist.com

  • Reporting and writing long- and short-form stories for the print version of The Scientist

  • Writing and posting social media

  • Attending and participating in editorial meetings

Editorial Intern, Scientific American MIND, July 2015 - Dec 2015

  • Reporting and writing fast turn-around news stories for ScientificAmerican.com

  • Reporting and recording podcasts ScientificAmerican.com

  • Pitching and writing stories for Scientific American and Scientific American MIND

  • Assisting with social media, posting and promoting content and tracking responses

  • Attending and participating in editorial meetings

Science Writing Intern, Fermilab, Jan 2015 - May 2015 

  • Reporting and writing 3-5 stories particle-physics related stories per week for Fermilab Today and Symmetry

  • Editing Fermilab Today daily

  • Contributing to editorial discussions and decision-making

Community Editor, McGill Daily, Sept 2014 - Dec 2014

Radio Host, CKUT 90.3 FM, Aug 2014 - Dec 2014 

Science & Technology Editor, McGill Daily, May 2013 – Apr 2014 

EDUCATION

M.Sc. in Neuroscience McGill University, Montreal, QC 2014
B.Sc. (Honors) in Life Sciences Queen’s University, Kingston, ON 2012