Science Writers Database

Welcome! You’re viewing The Open Notebook’s free, public database of  journalists, writers, editors, and other communicators who cover science and related fields. The database currently contains 1375 entries.

We created the Science Writers Database to help people within our community find one another and diversify their networks. You can browse the database below or use the search, sort, and filter tools on this page to find potential colleagues, freelancers, conference panelists, mentors, voices to follow on social media, and more. Here are a few examples of how you could use the database:

  • You’re an editor who wants to assign a story to a freelancer who covers climate and lives in California … or Brazil … or Nepal
  • You’re a conference organizer looking for panelists whose work focuses on public health … or environmental justice … or autism
  • You’re a journalist looking for potential collaborators who speak Spanish … or German … or Hindi
  • You’re an instructor looking for mid-career science writers who might speak to your class
  • You’re an editor looking for an LGBTQ+ sensitivity reader
  • You’re a freelancer looking for editors to get in touch with about story ideas

If you have any questions or feedback about this resource, please check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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