The Atlanta native is driven by a passion to shed light on the struggles of people living in marginalized communities.
The fellows, selected from more than 120 applicants, are an award-winning and diverse group. They include accomplished reporters from the Des Moines Register and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, veteran editors of international outlets like the BBC and New Scientist, and a freelance journalist who was recently named the European Science Writer of the Year.
The award will recognize one outstanding work of journalism — print, digital, or broadcast — with a $5,000 prize. Submissions will be accepted through January 31, 2019.
The Knight Science Journalism program at MIT took a close look at one of the profession’s most underappreciated practices — and uncovered a few surprises. At some science news publications, a fact checker could get fired for reading a quote verbatim to a source. At others, it’s standard practice. Still other publications have no formal […]
For a dozen KSJ fellows and associates, a two-day visit to the marine research complex offers an immersion in sophisticated ocean science, from submersibles to cuttlefish.
Genome sequencing “is more and more a part of our culture,” the star science writer tells KSJ fellows. “This is a part of business. This is a part of the modern economy.”