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Valerie Brown

Verified
Oregon
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  public health, environmental health, environment, climate chang, environmental justice, music history, eutrophication, bystander effect, endocrine disruption, tsca, pcbs, salmon, radiation, microbiology, nuclear wast, reach, infectious diseases, popular music, carbon sequestration, ocean acidification, biogeochemistry, radiation health effect
Doesn't Cover: automobiles, computer science, electrical engineering, health care

science/environment writer & musician - my dream: reconcile cats and birds. Member, SEJ, NASW

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Biography

Freelance/independent journalist; science, environment, environmental health, climate, microbes, biogeochemistry, pretty much anything. Sub-specialty in the history of popular music. Shopping two novels & one nonfiction book proposal. Winner, 2009 SEJ explanatory journalism award. Musician (s...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance, first article was for Eugene Weekly about wetland mitigation in Eugene's industrial district

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Lightning fast reaction to stories. Wholesale theft of intellectual property.