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, reporting on climate change, weather and other science-related topics. She graduated from Georgia Tech with a...

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@AndreaTWeather — 3,601 followers, 23,733 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

RT @Climatologist49: The sun just set in Utqiaġvik (Barrow), AK. It will rise again in 65 days. There were 4,586 hours of daylight in 20…

Nov 17, 2017

RT @marsroverdriver: I had something like a $30k/year tuition waiver at the UofI. With this tax, I'd never have been able to afford my d…

Nov 17, 2017

@islivingston My dog has been alternately snoozing in and battling with his new bed. #puppyenergy

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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.