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Andrea Thompson

New York City
Senior Science Writer, Climate Central

Senior Science Writer for @ClimateCentral. Complaints: athompson [at] climatecentral [dot] org. 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...

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.