Reporters from the Charleston Post and Courier, the Seattle Times, and the Tampa Bay Times are among the honorees of the inaugural Victor K. McElheny Award for local and regional science journalism, presented by MIT’s Knight Science Journalism Program.
Jeff DelViscio has big dreams for science communication. As a one-time climate researcher, now veteran science journalist and multimedia producer, he feels it is a critical time to find innovative ways to show how the world is changing — and to prepare people to adapt. That’s why he recently took leave from his role as director of multimedia at STAT to become a Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT.
Space Enabled, Wood’s research group at the MIT Media Lab, aims to break down barriers in space research using diverse methods like art and design, social science, computer science, systems modeling and satellite engineering.