Tag : Journalism

Biology

pardon my asking but how did you end up working on the newsweek science team and then transitioning to vox? (i'm looking to go into science journalism so i'm curious, but if you don't want to answer that's cool!)

Newsemia
Re: This post on the shark article that got tons of click $$$ for Newsweek Hi! In Septemberish of 2017 Newsweek EXPLODED in staff hirings....
Biology

Hi! I'm a journalist as well and, coincidentally enough,I just finished a trainee programme on science/health journalism at a newspaper (here in Brazil, where I'm from). I saw that you have a BA in Journalism as well as the master's. Do you feel like doing the MS made you improve in becoming a science journalist? I have a BA in J as well and sometimes I feel like I lack the deeper kind of knowledge you may get from majoring in bio, chem or physics, for example, bc journalism was rly easy!

Newsemia
I think the MS helped my skills, but the education wasn’t worth the $65k in debt. The education wasn’t really my intention anyway, especially as...
Biology

Did you start with non-writing journalism? How did you make the transition between multi media and plain old writing? What's your favorite kind of non-written journalism?

Newsemia
nope, I started with written! I try to expand into multimedia, right now that’s more of a hobby. I’d really like to try to do...

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