[Editor's Note: As of 2016, Kelly Conroy has transitioned to Timber+Main, a Sacramento design shop she founded, specializing in furniture and accessories crafted from reclaimed timber.] Name: Kelly Conroy Title: Executive Director Affiliation: Tree Davis Twitter: @politelywild Kelly Conroy started her tenure this week as the Executive Director of Tree Davis, a nonprofit that has been promoting community education and stewardship of urban forests in Davis, … Continue reading Among the trees, Kelly Conroy cultivates a career and community in communications
Name: Ryan Sabalow Title: Environment Reporter Affiliation: The Sacramento Bee Twitter: @RyanSabalow For half a decade, it has been the same story in California: drought. Legislators push and pull on policy; farmers and homeowners wrestle with water restrictions. Starting this summer, however, there is a new voice telling the old tale. Ryan Sabalow returned to … Continue reading Ryan Sabalow wades waist-deep into water news at Sacramento Bee
Name: Lori Kobza Title: Associate Communications & Marketing Specialist Affiliation: Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, Spare the Air program Website: airquality.org, sparetheair.com With temperatures topping 105 degrees in our region, Thursday, June 30th is the Sacramento region’s second “Spare the Air Day” in 2015. The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (AQMD) helped put … Continue reading Communications specialist Lori Kobza spares the air
Name: Katie L. Strong Title: AAAS Mass Media Fellow Affiliation: Sacramento Bee; Emory University Website: katielstrong.com Twitter: @katielstrong Katie Strong, a Ph.D. candidate in Chemistry at Emory University, has begun her Mass Media Fellowship at the Sacramento Bee, a 10-week summer program offered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Strong is … Continue reading Science journalism fellow Katie L. Strong debuts at Sacramento Bee
Name: James Eldred Title: Student Journalist Affiliation: Capital Science Communicators; Abilene Christian University Website: jameseldred.blogspot.com Twitter: @IrrelevPenguin This summer, Capital Science Communicators is welcoming its first-ever student journalist assistant. James Eldred will be reporting on local science communications events, writing personality profiles of local science communicators, and enhancing CapSciComm community resources, including compiling a directory of public information officers working locally … Continue reading Capital Science Communicators adds James Eldred as student journalist for summer 2015
Earlier this month, CapSciComm colleague and science reporter Elizabeth Case traded in her press badge for tire patches and other cycling paraphernalia. A former UCLA physics major, AAAS Mass Media Fellowship recipient, and an active member of the data journalism and coding community, Case is about to embark on a coast-to-coast bicycle ride that will unite … Continue reading Davis Reporter Trades Byline for Bicycle to Teach Kids Physics on Transcontinental Ride
Live from Lodi, it's Science Night! Starting November 2014, science enthusiasts in the Capital and Sacramento Valley region will have another science café series to follow. Science Night Live is the latest evening science experience offering to spring up in our area, thanks to the World of Wonders Science Museum in Lodi. The first-ever SNL event will be … Continue reading “Science Night Live” Science Café Series Launches November 5th in Lodi, Calif.
[Editor's Note: Sarah relocated to the Minneapolis-St. Paul region in 2016. We'll miss you, Sarah!] Sarah Swenty is a Deputy Assistant Field Supervisor of External Affairs for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS). Swenty can be reached at email@example.com and 530-665-3310. Learn more about the Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office at http://www.fws.gov/sacramento. I'm a Capital Science Communicator … Continue reading Meet a Capital Science Communicator: Sarah Swenty