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Amy Westervelt

Oakland, CA
Freelance Journalist and Co-Host, Range Podcast — Freelance

Radio & print writer/editor. Editor-at-large @DameMagazine. Made @ClimateReporter, make @rangepodcast & @AboutYourMa. Member @SEJ.

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Amy Westervelt is a freelance journalist covering the environment from various angles for publications such as Forbes, Good,, Sunset, and Consumers Digest. Back in 2007, her feature on the potential of algae as a feedstock for biofuel won a gold Folio Eddie. In addition to her environme...

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Aug 23, 2017

RT @washingtonpost: Analysis: Arizona’s ban on Mexican American studies was racist, U.S. court rules 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing about shopping online for Shop Online 123, an online shopping companion to Better Homes & Gardens that never saw the light of day.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, of course. I'm not that young.

How is social media changing news?

By making it faster and more accessible, and by providing new ways for journalists to meet each other and to find sources.