✍️Science Writing News Roundup #47 (June 6, 2021)
STAT is now accepting applications for the Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship.
STAT is now accepting applications for the Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship. The nine-month fellowship is intended for early-career U.S. journalists from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in the profession and is designed to prepare them for a successful career in science journalism.
🤖 Interviews and articles
The media is still mostly failing to convey the urgency of the climate crisis. Most news coverage, especially on television, continues to underplay the climate story, regarding it as too complicated, or disheartening, or controversial.
Interview: Geoffrey Kamadi looks into a threatened river ecosystem in Kenya. The Open Notebook early-career fellow Abdullahi Tsanni interviews Kenyan journalist Geoffrey Kamadi to learn the story behind Kamadi’s Kavli Award-winning 2019 story for Science Africa, “Tana River Basin under Threat.”
NASW awards 3 Diversity Summer Fellowships: Congratulations to Delger Erdenesanaa, Alex Ip, and Claudia López Lloreda, who are recipients of this year’s Diversity Summer Fellowships.
The QUEST Podcast – Episode 6: Media’s coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. The final episode of The QUEST Podcast discusses how the news media has covered the health crisis in a context where public concern is at an all-time high but little trustworthy information is available.
Science Writers and Communicators of Canada 2021 Virtual Conference (June 7-17, 2021)
Science Writers' Boot Camp (Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, June 7, 2021)
Introductory Storytelling Workshop (The Story Collider, June 7, 2021)
Transitioning to Writing for Podcast and Video (June 9, 2021)
Nerd Immunity: Journalism in the Time of Covid-19 (June 10, 2021)
🖼️ Jobs and internships
Deputy Supervising Sr. Editor, Science Desk, NPR, Washington, DC
Diversity Intern Programme 2021, New Scientist, UK
Health Reporter, CalMatters, CA
News Editor, Health & Science, The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY
Medical-Biotech Editor, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA
Senior Writer, Freethink, Remote
Senior Editor, Science and Innovation, The Daily Beast, Remote
Live Science Intern, Future, New York, NY
Senior Editor, ACS News and Opinion, C&EN (Chemical & Engineering News), Washington, DC
Science Writing Internship, Fermilab, Batavia, IL
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