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Lillian Steenblik Hwang

Fairfax, VA
Web Producer — Science News
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, ...

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@LillianHwang — 967 followers, 6,239 tweets

RT @aletweetsnews: .@AP photo of Parkland students watching as the Florida House rejected another attempt at banning assault rifles.
RT @scicurious: Newsletter this week! Poor @JoAnnaScience is sick and it was up to me to try and draw bunnies in helmets. Wow I can…
RT @WhySharksMatter: I wish the library checkout system had a “hey, idiot, you read this book a month ago, are you sure you want to check it out again” filter.
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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!)