As an editor, I specialize in developing writers' story ideas and plans for news and news features, sharpening ledes (story entrances) and takeaways (aka nut grafs or billboards), strengthening narrative arcs, professional communications with writers, grounding stories in credible published research, and fast turnarounds.
Dozens of shipwreck discoveries anticipated in new marine sanctuary
Scientific American | November 2021
I helped a talented writer draw out the scientific and technical details of using 3-D modeling to find, study and conserve shipwrecks in a new marine sanctuary in Lake Michigan.
How much worse will thawing permafrost make climate change?
Scientific American | August 2021
I worked with an early-career scientist and science writer to connect recent insights into permafrost's role in global warming with the release of the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report.