I enjoy the challenge of translating complex scientific ideas into stories that are engaging and understandable. My main areas of interest are ecology and the environment, but I am always interested to broaden my scope. See below for samples of news stories, press releases, profiles, and blog posts. 

To contact me about freelance opportunities, please visit the contact page.

 

News Stories

“Bright Young Coots”
Natural History Magazine, March 2020

“Disease-carrying Ice Floats”
Natural History Magazine, February 2020

“Mercury in Fish”
Natural History Magazine, November 2019

“Some Like it Cold”
Natural History Magazine, February 2019

“Toxic Tipping Point”
Natural History Magazine, June 2018

“Photo ID”
Natural History Magazine, October 2018

Press Releases

“Scientists Use Bird Conservation Model to Protect Colombia’s Watersheds from Landslides”
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, March 2015

“Warming Seas Decrease Sea Turtle Basking”
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, January 2015

“Pollution Linked to Lethal Sea Turtle Tumors”
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, September 2014

Profiles

“Alumnus Brian Holt Helps Develop Regional Park to Honor WWII-Era Civil Rights Event”
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, September 2016

“Undergrad Courtney Bell Works to Find Environmental Solutions, In and Out of the Classroom”
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, November 2016

“Undergraduate Donovan Loh is Traveling his way through Duke and the Nicholas School”
Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment, November 2016

Blog posts

“Nature Sounds”
EcoNotes blog, April 2015

“The Great and Not-so-Dismal Swamp”
EcoNotes blog, June 2016