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Elizabeth Landau

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Los Angeles
Freelance Science Writer — Freelance
Covers:  psychology, science, evolution, cancer, astrophysics, astronomy, neuroscience, allergies, health, the universe, infectious disease

NASA JPL media specialist. @NASA_Dawn. Freelance writer. Former @CNN reporter. Likes pi. @Princeton & @Columbia grad. Views are my own. RTs ≠ endorsements.

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Biography

Elizabeth Landau is a freelance writer and communications specialist living in the Los Angeles area. She is a media relations specialist for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and contributes to New Scientist and other publications. Before that, she was a writer/producer at CNN.com from 2008 to 2014...

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@lizlandau — 7,188 followers, 6,078 tweets

Jul 23, 2017

RT @JPMajor: Color-composite of Saturn's moon #Titan made from raw images acquired by @CassiniSaturn on July 20, 2017 https://t.co/BWFGLbYJSL

Jul 23, 2017

RT @ridingrobots: After the long voyage, Cassini's dreams are wild. (Dust grains on the lens at Saturn, July 21.)…

Jul 20, 2017

@NoisyAstronomer I learned that from @sapinker's "The Language Instinct," a book that amazed me many years ago!

Jul 20, 2017

You know you're ready to play music again when you disentangle your amorphous pile of cables and identify what they are for #keyboardlife

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first newspaper internship was at the Pasadena Star-News in Pasadena, California. I covered arts & entertainment.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email is best.

Who do you wish followed you?

Hugh Jackman.

Awards

NLGJA

2012 - 1st place award for HIV/AIDS reporting
Shared 1st place award for series of profiles on people living with HIV/AIDS today who received diagnoses in different decades. 1980s: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/05/25/edmund.white.hiv.aids/index.html 1990s: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/06/01/scruggs.hiv.aids/index.html

American Society of Anesthesiologists

2009 - Media Award
Won for coverage of anesthesia in relation to Michael Jackson's death.