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Boulder, CO
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  technology, sustainability, environment, alternative energy, food, tech-based art and design, adventure, social entrepreneurship, startups, robotics, transportation, human-computer interaction
Doesn't Cover: advertising thinly disguised as news, new versions of popular consumer electronics, complex medical news, old news from weeks or months ago

Vermont native, night owl, pro freelance journalist covering tech, science, adventure, food, design, and sustainability

Alyssa Danigelis's Biography

Alyssa Danigelis is a professional freelance writer and editor who got started as a teenager reporting for the largest newspaper in Vermont. Her articles about Ben & Jerry's, a skate park entrepreneur, and a cigarette sales sting were featured in the Burlington Free Press.

A graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, she edited GOOD Magazine's election-related infographics broadsheets distributed nationwide in ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

The Burlington Free Press invited local high schoolers to report and write for a weekly Teen Page. It changed my life.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, and not ironically. Applying for colleges back in the day required one in order to fill out all the required forms.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To me, it means telling the story in a fair, accurate, engaging, and professional way.

Innovative Wound-Healing Technique Could Save Limbs

livescience.com — The fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise, the foot ulcers and chronic wounds that can come with the condition - and can lead to amputations in severe cases - remain a persistent problem.

Mountaineer Bot Explores New Terrain

British Astronaut To Run London Marathon in Space

Climbers Attempt Dangerous Off-Season Himalayan Summit

news.discovery.com — A Korean team encountered extreme weather while attempting an unusual route up Lhotse, Mt. Everest's neighbor. Continue reading →

Slackliner BASE Jumps Off Homemade Highline

Tech-y Shoes Sport Flexible, Customizable Display

Stand Up Paddle Boarder Attempting Atlantic Crossing

Earn Digital Currency for Moving Around

Tool Knows Your Age, Sex From Social Media Updates

news.discovery.com — A new tool decodes writing on social media sites to reveal key identification information about anonymous authors. Continue reading →

Car Seat Senses Your Road Rage, Offers a Massage

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Feb 11, 2016

Found myself looking fruitlessly for a prairie dog emoji on the phone recently #Colorado #cuterthandumplings

Feb 02, 2016

Seriously considering busting out my snowshoes for a lunchtime walk today in all this #snow #cowx

Jan 23, 2016

Nothing like a happy panda playing in the snow @NationalZoo to make things better: bit.ly/1NrF4qB #blizzard2016

Jan 20, 2016

I love this so much. Signed, a nerd who had an Edward Gorey “Mystery!” poster in her room as a kid. twitter.com/brainpicker/st…


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