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Lillian Steenblik Hwang

Alexandria, VA
Covers:  science, biodiversity, biology, conservation, DIY, environmental issues, earth science, evolution, food & food science, geosciences, health, learning, marine biology, microbiology, nature

Web Producer @ScienceNews & @SNStudents. Former freelance fact-checker. Book Devourer. Foodie. Nerd. Geek. Perpetual kid. Traveler. Lover of fuzzy/shiny things

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I'm a freelance science writer, fact checker and researcher.

I graduated with a Masters of Science in Science Journalism from Boston University in 2013. I also have a Bachelors of Science in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry.

communicating science across multiple media platforms, ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an editorial fellow at Popular Science in the summer of 2013. It was an incredible experience that encouraged me to want more.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! But not recently. My grandparents had an electric typewriter in the bedroom at their house that I slept in. I loved typing on it.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#OverlyHonestMethods (It's science news!)