«JSK Fellows

Katie Palmer

Katie Palmer ('19)

senior editor, Wired, San Francisco

Question: How might we help journalists navigate new formats for scientific data and support their reporting?

Katie Palmer is a science writer and editor. As a senior editor at Wired, she leads coverage of science online, focusing on biotechnology, climate, physics and space. Her reporting focuses on metascience and biology; she has reported for Wired on reproducibility efforts in the sciences, the genetics of marijuana and developing therapies targeting the microbiome. Her writing has also appeared in Discover and IEEE Spectrum. She earned a master’s from New York University’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program, and she earned a bachelor’s at Williams College, where she studied chemistry and neuroscience.

Posts by Katie

What can science and journalism learn from each other?

This year, I’ve been thinking a lot about how journalists can take advantage of science’s tools to support our work. (4 minute read)

Read @KatieMPalmer on Medium.