Science journalist. Formerly of @ClimateCentral & @LiveScience. andreathompsonsci [at] gmail [dot] com. Weather is my jam.

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Andrea Thompson is a Senior Science Writer at Climate Central, focusing on extreme weather and climate change. Previously, Andrea was a writer and reporter for Live Science and Space.com, reporting on climate change, weather and other science-related topics. She graduated from Georgia Tech with a...

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Sep 21, 2017

@highlyanne Hi Anne, I sent an email to your Kent State address, but saw you're on leave. Was wondering if you cld talk abt Maria flooding.

Sep 21, 2017

RT @nytimes: Here's a list of local and international organizations helping the Mexican earthquake victims  http://nyti.ms/2hlr9fy 

Sep 20, 2017

RT @islivingston: Torrential rain the night after a crushing blow. The end of the beginning coming much too slowly for Puerto Rico.  https://twitter.com/wxmanms1/status/910696701286948864 

Sep 20, 2017

@islivingston @shawnmilrad IIRC, there's been some work looking at that and it's been somewhat mixed. Would have to dig into the lit though.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was as a staff writer for Live Science. I covered pretty much anything and everything related to science.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yup, a looong time ago.

How is social media changing news?

It makes it travel so much faster, which is good in some ways, but bad when it spreads misinformation.