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AMY NORDRUMScience Journalist + Editor | amynordrum.com
Associate Editor, IEEE Spectrum ; New York, NY 2016-
Cover communications technology (wireless, mobile, internet) for award-winning magazine and website. Edit expert-authored feature articles.
Science Writer, International Business Times ; New York, NY 2015-2016
Lead science coverage at fast-growing digital publication. Pitched and executed enterprise reporting on the intersection of business and science.
Editorial Intern, Scientific American ; New York, NY 2014
Pitched and reported articles on general sciences for Advances section and website.
Reporting Intern, InsideClimate News ; New York, NY 2014
Pitched and reported articles on pressing environmental topics. Contributed to weekly blog and social media streams.
Editor-in-Chief, Scienceline ;
New York, NY 2014
Led team of 13 science journalists in publishing
daily science coverage for a general audience.
Editorial Intern, Psychology Today ; New York, NY 2014
Pitched, researched and wrote articles for Insights section of Psychology Today. Copy edited network of 600+ bloggers.
Freelance Writer ; Fairbanks, AK and New York, NY 2011-2014
Contributed articles and photography to The Atlantic, Popular Mechanics, Smithsonian.com, The Economist, Scientific American, Psychology Today, IEEE Spectrum and American Cowboy.
Editorial Assistant, PASSPORT Magazine ; New York, NY 2013
Provided editorial support for monthly travel magazine including: blogging; writing content; pitching ideas and editing.
Fact-Checker, The New York Times Syndicate ; New York, NY 2013
Provided fact-checking services for The New York Times Syndicate.
Communications Coordinator, Downtown Association of Fairbanks ; Fairbanks, AK 2011-2013
Managed all public and member communications; oversaw social media; wrote and edited hundreds of articles for web and newsletter; crafted press releases.
On-Air Personality, Last Frontier Media ; Fairbanks, AK 2011-2013
Hosted daily radio show on local stations; recorded advertisements.
Project Coordinator, Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation ; Fairbanks, AK 2010-2011
Developed city-wide Buy Local campaign; managed advertising; coordinated events.
Media Liaison, Bike America Farm Tour 2010
Completed cross-country bicycle tour focused on sustainable agriculture in the US; built tour website; posted photos and contributed blog posts; edited posts by fellow riders.
Communications & Project Assistant, Office of Sustainability at Ohio University ; Athens, OH 2007-2010
Wrote fact sheets, press releases and web updates; organized outreach programs.
Staff Writer, College of Osteopathic Medicine at Ohio University ; Athens, OH 2007
Wrote articles on scientific topics for alumni magazine.
Membership & Service
National Association of Science
Board of Directors, Yukon Quest
International Sled Dog Race,
Commentary Editor, College Green
Magazine, Ohio University
Master of Arts in Journalism, New
York University ; New York, NY
2014 Science, Health, and
Bachelor of Science in Journalism,
Ohio University ; Athens, OH
2010 Magna Cum Laude, Honors
Honors Thesis: War on Global
Warming: Militarized Language in