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Science media outlets to pitch

Media outlets that publish science stories, mainly U.S. and Canada, English-language; some Latin America

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Media outlets that publish science stories, mainly U.S., Australia, Canada, English-language; some Latin America



[Last updated: 11/16/20. Use and share this FREE doc. Let me know of errors or additions. List includes some health, climate, nature, tech, and general media, too. I do not guarantee the accuracy of information in this document. List may not be monetized without my permission. List made independent of any organization or employer. I accept PayPal donations to support my ongoing work on this list -- email me for details. - Robin ]



ACKNOWLEDGMENTS



TABLE OF CONTENTS:

(SINGLE-CLICK SECTION TITLE BELOW TO LOAD BOOKMARK, THEN CLICK THE WORD ”BOOKMARK” TO NAVIGATE TO SECTION)



OUTLETS:

PRIMARY LIST

‘THE USUAL SUSPECTS’

ENVIRONMENTAL OUTLETS SUB-LIST

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE SUB-LIST

NOT-SCIENCE OUTLETS

INVESTIGATIVE SUB-LIST

KIDS SUB-LIST

OPINIONS, FIRST-PERSON ESSAYS



BUSINESS ISSUES:

CONTRACTS AND CLAUSES

FACT-CHECKING PERFORMED BY OUTLET

PAY AT LEAST US$1/WORD

PAY LESS THAN US$1/WORD

PAY $0, EDIT

PITCH, PAY, FREELANCING RESOURCES

TRAFFIC ESTIMATES OF MANY MEDIA SITES (separate document)



TOOLS:

PHONE-CALL RECORDING APPS, TECHNOLOGIES

PRESS RELEASE AGGREGATORS/DISTRIBUTORS

SOURCE-FINDING RESOURCES

SPJ RACE AND GENDER HOTLINE



CAREER DEVELOPMENT:

AWARDS CALENDARS

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

UNIVERSITIES WITH SCIENCE/HEALTH JOURNALISM TRAINING (separate document)

WRITING AND TRAINING WORKSHOPS



Primary List - Publications/outlets to pitch:



[Here are some tips for finding email addresses. If you still can’t find an email address, contact me. Pitch guidelines are hotlinked to some publication names or see contact field.]



AARP - Margaret Guroff

Adweek - Rose Pastore

Aeon - Pam Weintraub, experts’ pitches, [email protected]

Air & Space Magazine (Smithsonian Institution): Tony Reichhardt, [email protected]

Airline magazines - Alaska Beyond Magazine (canceled April and May 2020 editions); American Way; Hemispheres (United); Open Skies (Emirates) (freelance freeze), Sky (Delta) - reportedly closed 4/10/20; Southwest Airlines; Spirit

Al Jazeera - Laurin-Whitney Gottbrath, [email protected]; Amira Abujbara

All about Space magazine (Future US)

American Indian magazine - Anne Bolen

American Scientist - Corey Powell, Katie Burke, Fenella Saunders

Animal Político

Anthropocene (non-profit)

Amer. Psychol. Assn. (APA) Monitor - Sara Martin

Apartment Therapy - Megan Baker

Archaeology - Eric Powell, Claudia Valentino, [email protected]

Architectural Digest

Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

Ars Technica - John Timmer, [email protected]

Associated Press (AP) - Alicia Chang, [email protected] (seeks mainly video, photo, overseas stringers)

Astronomy - [email protected]

Atavist - Seyward Darby

Atlas Obscura - offbeat, obscure, curious places, things to explore; Sommer Mathis, Samir Patel, [email protected]

Audubon - Hannah Waters; Andrew Del-Colle, [email protected]; Jenny Bogo, [email protected], Andy McGlaushen - conservation policy

Australian Geographic

AXIOS - Miriam Kramer, [email protected]; Allison Snyder, [email protected]

Backpacker

Bats magazine - Kristen Pope

BBC online

BBC Capital (workplace-related research, psychology, economics)

BBC Focus magazine

BBC Future - Amanda Ruggeri

BBC Travel - Ellie Cobb

Bay Nature - Moises Velasquez-Manoff

Bicycling

BioGraphic - Steven Bedard

Bitch Media - Dispatches section seeks place-based pieces on culture, media, tech, queer discourse

Bloomberg - Drew Armstrong, health desk

Boston Globe - Ideas section, Brian Bergstein

Brainfacts - Lisa Chiu

British Medical Journal

Business Insider - [email protected], Rebecca Harrington, Dana Varinsky, Ariel Schwartz

BuzzFeed News - science: Azeen Ghorayshi (but no freelance)

California Sunday - Kit Rachlis, Joy Shan - closing (10/7/20)

Canadian Geographic

Cancer Today - Marci Landsmann; Kate Yandell, [email protected] - web

Cancer Therapy Advisor - Randi Hernandez, [email protected]

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp, national public broadcaster)

Capital and Main - income inequality, climate change, green economy, housing, health care, public education, immigration, race, criminal justice

Chemical & Engineering News - Corinna Wu (news), Jessica Marshall (news), Jyllian Kemsley (policy)

Chemistry World (UK) - Patrick Walter

Chicago Tribune

Christian Science Monitor - Noelle Swan

Chronicle of Higher Education - Max Alvarez

Circle of Blue (water) - Laura Herd

Citylab - David Dudley

Civil Eats (non-profit) - Matt Wheeland, [email protected]

Climbing - Kevin Corrigan

Clinical Omics

CNN

CNN Travel

Cognitive Times

Columbia Journalism Review - meta-coverage

¿Cómo ves? (Mexico) - Estrella Burgos

Consumer Reports - Lauren Friedman, Diane Umansky

Cook’s Science - Molly Birnbaum

Cosmopolitan -

Cosmos (Australia) - Andrew Masterson, [email protected]

Crosscut (non-profit) (Pacific NW, Washington state, Seattle)

Curve

DSMObserver (deep-sea mining science and env) - Andrew Thaler, [email protected]

Daily Beast - science editor Katie Baker

Dazed - Anna Cafolla

Deutsche Welle Global Ideas (Germany; DW.com) sci-tech, environment pitches, both English and German, for online, video, radio, TV

Discover - Becky Lang, Eric Betz, Gemma Tarlach, Anna Funk, Alex Orlando (first initial last name [at] discovermagazine.com; [email protected] is checked daily)

Documented NY (immigration, immigrants, policy)

DoubleBlind magazine (psychedelics)

Earth magazine (now part of Nautilus - I’ve heard of payment problems)

Earth Island Journal

Earther (enviro news, part of G/O Media) - Brian Kahn, [email protected]

Eaten Magazine - [email protected]

Eater (Vox Media) - Erin DeJesus

Eating Well - Carolyn Malcoun

Economist - Alok Jha, [email protected]

El Clarín (Argentina)

El Comercio (Perú) - not sure if they accept freelance pitches

El Espectador (Colombia) - Pablo Correa

El Mercurio (Chile) - not sure if they accept freelance pitches

El Tiempo (Colombia)

Elephant magazine - intersection of visual culture with gender, mental health, education, sexuality, money, internet

Ensia (non-profit; “environmental solutions in action”) - Mary Hoff, David Doody

Environmental Health News - Brian Bienkowski

Eos (AGU pub) - Caryl-Sue Micalizio, [email protected]

Epicurious

Experience magazine

Experience Life

Fast Company

Fatherly - Tyghe Trimble, [email protected]

Field & Stream - Colin Kearns, [email protected]

Filter - advocacy journalism on drug use, policy, [email protected]

FiveThirtyEight - Chad Matlin, [email protected], Anna Rothschild

Fodor’s - in-depth reported pieces and first-person narratives on coronavirus

Folha de Sao Paulo (Brazil) - not sure if they accept freelance pitches

Food52

Food Dive (and all the Dive sites - BioPharma Dive, Construction Dive, Education Dive, Healthcare Dive, MedTech Dive, Restaurant Dive, Smart Cities Dive, Social Media Today, Utility Dive, Waste Dive)

Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) (non-profit)

Food & Wine - profiles, narrative essays, trends, Oset Babur, front of book; Margaret Eby, EIC

Food Unfolded (EU)

Forbes - no pitches but associate editor is Alex Knapp - [email protected]

Fusion

Futurism - no freelance for now

Geekwire (tech)

GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News) - John Sterling, [email protected]

Geographical (UK)

Genome

Gimlet, Science Vs. - Kaitlyn Sawrey, Wendy Zuckerman

Gizmodo (G/O Media) - try Shoshana Wodinsky, [email protected]

Gizmodo UK

Go magazine

Gothamist (NYC news, culture, food, events; part of NY Public Radio)

Great Lakes Now - environmental + science stories relating to Great Lakes, Natasha Blakely, [email protected]

Green Matters

GreenBiz - Heather Clancy, Deonna Anderson

Grist (non-profit) - Darby Minow Smith, Naveena Sadasivam

Guernica

Hakai (coastal/marine/eco) - Colin Schultz, Adrienne Mason, pitches: [email protected]

Harper’s magazine

Health Affairs - Chris Fleming

Healthline - Crystal Hoshaw

High Country News (non-profit) - Kate Schimel, Maya Kapoor

Houstonian - Dianna Wray

IEEE Spectrum - Glenn Zorpette, [email protected]; Amy Nordrum

Innovation and Tech Today - [email protected] Also publishes @cannatechtoday @ResTechToday and @Sustain_Today - “we love anything STEM or sustainability related”

InsideClimate News (non-profit) - Stacy Morford, David Sassoon

Inside Higher Education - Marjorie Valbrun

Inside Science News Service - Chris Gorski, [email protected]

International Journalists Network (IJNET)

Inverse (Bustle Digital Group) - Claire Cameron, [email protected] (science); Sarah Sloat, [email protected] (mind/body); Nick Lucchesi, [email protected] (general)

Io9 (sci fi, futurism, science, tech; G/O Media)

It’s Freezing in LA (environmental tensions, climate) - [email protected]

Jalopnik (vehicles; G/O Media)

Jezebel (sex, celebs, fashion - for women; G/O Media)

JSTOR Daily - Benjamin Winterhalter

Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Health News - Kathleen Hayden

Knowable - Rosie Mestel

KCET-TV (PBS station in Southern Calif.) - Carren Jao

KQED radio - Danielle Venton, Jon Brooks

La Nación (Argentina)

La Nación (Costa Rica)

Labtech.eu (Europe biotech, mainly B2B) - Helen Albert, [email protected]

LadyScience (history and pop culture of science) - Leila McNeill

Lapham’s Quarterly

Last Word on Nothing

Lateral - science and society

Leafly - marijuana beat, but no freelance now, layoffs

Leaps (scientific innovation, ethics future of society) - Kira Peikoff

Lifehacker (part of G/O Media) - Beth Skwarecki

Livable Future blog, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

LiveScience (Future US) - Jeanna Bryner, T

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Published 23/11/2020, 01:33:59

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