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Garth Sundem

Boulder, CO

Author. Science writer. GeekDad. Math nerd. Climber. TED-ED speaker. Wipeout loser. Books here:

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Author of bestselling books including The Geeks' Guide to World Domination, Brain Trust, Beyond IQ and more. Also science writer and journalist focusing on cancer. Bylines include Esquire, Men's Health, New York Times, Congressional Quarterly, Maxim, Wired, Fast Company, many more.


What was your first job as a journalist?

Pitching, pitching and more pitching while getting my legs under me as a freelancer.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

My little book that could is "Real Kids, Real Stories, Real Change."

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Keep pitching.