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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RT @petersagal: Funny you mention that. I talked to Minniejean (Brown) Trickey, one of the Little Rock Nine, about that very day in…
One of the many civil rights stories we don't hear about in history classes. 
@lyzl That sounds delightful. I was once in SF for a conference and ate burritos from the same place in the Mission on the bed in my B&B while watching TV for like 3 out of the 4 nights I was there. It was amazing.
RT @KathieDello: Find the cold front. 25F in Buffalo & 60F in the Albany area. @nysmesonet
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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.