Mark Harris became a writer during what he calls the rise of journalism about digital living—“stories about all types of technology coming into our daily lives.” Harris was always interested in writing, but he graduated from University of York in 1991 with a degree in physics. These passions merged shortly thereafter, when he started writing […]
Kimani Chege’s love of writing began in a remote village in Nyandarua county, Kenya. On Friday afternoons, he and his siblings would race along the grassy road the moment they spotted their father, returning from his job in the big city, laden with groceries and a newspaper. “While my siblings, who were bigger, would snatch […]
Knight Fellow Ashley Smart ’16 works to encourage HBCU students to become science writers.
Since youth, Pawel Gorecki has inhabited what he describes as “the intersection of science, technology and the humanities.” The teenage Gorecki could often be found lying on his bed reading anything from comics to science fiction, Russian literature to the popular Polish science magazine Wiedza I Życie (Knowledge and Life). “In those days, books were […]
One of the first things Barbara Moran did as a Knight Science Journalism fellow was volunteer to become a research subject. She was partway through a study in cognitive science that tested perception through a series of questions, when the tester asked her: would an owl fit in a shoe box? “I remember saying, well, what […]
Knight Fellow Sasha Chapman ’16, explores underwater photography in Belize.