ROBIN MEADOWS covers conservation, agriculture and energy in the western US, basic biology from behavior to genomics, and cancer news for patients and caregivers for Cancer Commons. And she’s writing a field guide to California agriculture called What’s That Crop?
CREDITS include Audubon, Bay Nature, California Agriculture, California Magazine, ChemMatters, Conservation, Ecosystem Marketplace, Environmental Health Perspectives, Estuary News, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, High Country News, Muse, Nature, PLOS Biology, the San Francisco Chronicle and Smithsonian Zoogoer.
CLIENTS include Cancer Commons, Nature Publishing Group, the UC Berkeley Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.
AWARDS Association for Communication Excellence in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Life and Human Sciences (2) | Association of Educational Publishers (2) | Society for Technical Communication (2, including their top international award)
EDUCATION Reed College: BA, Biology | University of California, San Diego: MS, Biology | University of California, Santa Cruz: Graduate Certificate, Science Communication
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS International League of Conservation Writers National Association of Science Writers (Freelance Committee member) Northern California Science Writers Association (Board member) | Society of Environmental Journalists (Mentor)
FUN Robin enjoys hiking, photography and travel, and divides her time between California and Hawaii.