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Valerie Brown

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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...

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@sacagawea — 1,173 followers, 561 tweets

Aug 25, 2017

@sejorg Freelancers! Fellowship to SEJ Conference! Deadline very very soon, online application easy!  https://twitter.com/JBraxtonLittle/status/901182350515621888 

Aug 01, 2017

I'd like to thank Sen Inhofe & other clim deniers for tomorrow's forecast: 107F in south Willamette Valley. Maybe OK for OK but not OR!

Jul 31, 2017

@MiMrMa I'm writing a song. First two words are MAGA and covfefe, now Scaramooch has been added. Possibly a hit for children.

Jul 31, 2017

Mourning my dear colleague & friend Lizzie Grossman. Great personal loss & far broader one to env health  http://bit.ly/2wekI3C  @CivilEats

Jul 25, 2017

A piece of hopeful news: House #Climate Solutions Caucus reaches 50 BIPARTISAN members  http://bit.ly/2tABrgw 

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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.