Columnist at New York Times... writer elsewhere, plus a novel underway. It's Doctor Kit, not Mister. Tweets=my own, red hair=not
Red-haired, recovering scientist, writer, photographer, thinker, not a dancer, but am terribly unhappy with filling in biography sections on sites like this. Feeling compelled to make a joke. Can't think of one. Hence will just waffle on a bit about my rather zig-zag career to journalism, mention my novel-in-writing, point out that explaining complex things in accessible ways is a specialty of mine, and close with a brief reminder ...
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What was your first job as a journalist?
Writing for Gizmodo
Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes. I loved typing on one.
How is social media changing news?
Astonishingly, irrevocably, and from the inside out. Immediacy, access and un-verifiability are the watchwords.