Science Journalist


Journalism School and a MS or PhD in STEM field

Professional Organization

National Association of Science Writers

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Science journalists have the privilege of covering some of the world’s most important events and discoveries. They take very complicated scientific research and data and put it in a format that laypeople around the world can understand. It is a great way to combine creativity with a love of science. Science journalists report, critique, and analyze scientific research for TV, magazines, news stations, newspapers, and many other organizations. (

Innovation in this Career

A skilled journalist who can ask important scientific questions makes valuable contributions to innovation dialogue around the world. These stories are often responsible for inspiring great innovations and innovators.