Quartz hires Palmer as science editor
Financial news site Quartz has hired Katie Palmer as its science editor.
She will start next month. Palmer is currently a Knight Journalism fellow at Stanford University studying how journalists can use data to power investigative reporting on scientific research.
She has been a senior editor at Wired, she led coverage of science online, focusing on biotechnology, climate, physics and space.
Her reporting focuses on metascience and biology; she has reported for Wired on reproducibility efforts in the sciences, the genetics of marijuana and developing therapies targeting the microbiome. Her writing has also appeared in Discover and IEEE Spectrum.
She earned a master’s from New York University’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program, and she earned a bachelor’s at Williams College, where she studied chemistry and neuroscience.