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Jude Isabella

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Victoria, British Columbia
Editor-in-Chief, Hakai Magazine
Covers:  genetics, bears, environment, language, canada's west coast, salmon, herring, fisheries, climate change, archaeology, canadian science, indigenous issues, science for kids, ecology

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Biography

A journalist for over two decades, Jude Isabella has spent the bulk of her career as managing editor of YES Mag, a Canadian science magazine for kids. As a freelance writer, she has written for publications that include Nautilus, The Walrus, Archaeology Magazine, New Scientist, The Loh Down on Sc...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Newspaper reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Hahahahaha!

How is social media changing news?

A lot more media reporting on the media. First major de-coupling of journalism from newspapers entirely. Opens up publishing to everyone.

Awards

Canadian Science Writers' Association Science in Society Awards

2014 - Science Journalism
A national science award for a magazine article about bears in British Columbia, Canada. More here: "The secret lives of bears, - See more at: http://bcmag.ca/blog/b-c-bears-story-wins-national-science-award#sthash.7bqZW3Gq.dpuf