Virtual Business Chat: Science Writer-Editor Collaborations


Virtual Business Chat: Science Writer-Editor Collaborations
Presented by the NASW Freelance Committee

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2024
Start Time: 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT
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February's NASW Freelance Committee virtual meetup will be a business chat on effective collaborations between freelance writers and editors. To speak on the topic, your NASW member colleagues and volunteer event hosts Jennifer Huber and Ellen Kuwana have invited science journalist, editor, and co-founder of The Open Notebook, Siri Carpenter. Siri will share tips for writers and editors on how to efficiently work together once a story has been assigned.

Invited Speaker:
Siri Carpenter

Speaker Provided Bio: "Siri Carpenter is an award-winning journalist and editor whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Science, Discover, Scientific American, and elsewhere. She is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the nonprofit journalism organization The Open Notebook and editor of the book The Craft of Science Writing. She has been a member of the National Association of Science Writers since 1998, a volunteer on many NASW committees, and served on the NASW Board from 2016-2020, including a term as NASW president. She has a Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University and lives in Madison, Wisconsin."

If time allows, stick around after the guest talk for some virtual networking with fellow NASW colleagues. See you on February 1!



Is one of your 2024 resolutions to run your small business more efficiently? Or have you been afraid to jump into self-employment? There is a community here to support you. This year, the NASW Freelance Committee is offering a virtual meetup series held on the first Thursday of each month at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT. Freelance writers, editors and other communicators will be able to educate themselves and ask experts questions in an informal, small-group setting.

Questions? Stop by to say hello to event hosts Ellen Kuwana and Jennifer Huber.


Please note that this is an informational session and opportunity to ask questions; it is not an endorsement by NASW for any specific agent, company, or policy. NASW does not provide licensed tax advice services, nor do we make recommendations for specific policies or products.