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  • AMY NORDRUMScience Journalist + Editor |

    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,, 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

    Writers (2015-)

    Board of Directors, Yukon Quest

    International Sled Dog Race,

    Fairbanks, AK


    Commentary Editor, College Green

    Magazine, Ohio University



    Master of Arts in Journalism, New

    York University ; New York, NY

    2014 Science, Health, and

    Environmental Reporting

    Bachelor of Science in Journalism,

    Ohio University ; Athens, OH

    2010 Magna Cum Laude, Honors

    Tutorial College

    Honors Thesis: War on Global

    Warming: Militarized Language in

    Environmental Journalism