Resume

I’m a veteran of the new media and the old media.

EXPERIENCE
Freelance Writer MARCH 2009-PRESENT
St. Louis, Mo.
I cover science and technology for regional, national and international publications, targeting children and adults.
I’m interested in space, aviation, physics, conservation and climate change.
Selected clients:
« Popular Science
« Aeon
« DViCE
« ASK (science magazine for 8-10-year-olds)
I’ve also covered business and the legal system for the St. Louis Business Journal and Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
Reporter AUG. 2004-MAY 2009
Greeley Tribune
Fort Collins/Greeley, Colo.
« In nearly five years with Swift Communications, I worked for two newspapers and received numerous state and national awards while covering politics; energy; crime and courts; science and more.
« I organized meetings of civic officials, police officers and members of the public.
« Notable projects include award-winning investigations into uranium mining, gangs, affordable housing and water resources in the West.
« I planned and directed our coverage of the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

Staff Writer JUNE 2003-JULY 2004
The Keene Sentinel
Keene, N.H.
«  General assignment/beat reporter covering the 2004 New Hampshire presidential primary for The Keene Sentinel.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Colorado State University MAY 2003
« Completed Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in journalism and history.
« Worked as editor in chief/editor/reporter for the Rocky Mountain Collegian, the daily, 11,000-circulation student-operated newspaper, throughout college.

Professional Training and Internships
« National Association of Science Writers annual conference, 2009 and 2008
« Poynter, February
2006
« Internship, Congressional Quarterly, Washingon, D.C.
« Internship, Chicago Tribune, Washington, D.C. bureau

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
« National Association of Science Writers
« Society of Environmental Journalists
« Society of Professional Journalists

2 thoughts on “Resume

  1. Hi Rebecca. I’m also a freelance science writer looking to query PopSci. I enjoyed reading through your articles there! You are an excellent writer and very knowledgeable about science- I was expecting to learn you had actually majored in science.

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