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Senior editor Fitts leaves Wired

January 14, 2019

Posted by Chris Roush

Alexis Sobel Fitts

Alexis Sobel Fitts, a senior editor at Wired, has left the publication.

Fitts was a previously an editor at Wired media group’s Backchannel. She has also been a contributing editor at Columbia Journalism Review. Before that, she manned  The Observatory, CJR’s blog providing commentary and explanatory reporting on the science, medical, environmental and technology press.

Her work has appeared in Aeon, The Atlantic, Mother Jones, Wired, Popular Mechanics, OnEarth, Salon and other publications. Primarily, she writes deeply reported pieces about science, psychology, and the natural world. She has also been known to write about feminism, the inner workings of the media, crime and deviance, social justice, books, art, and cake.

Fitts studied science journalism at the Columbia University School of Journalism as a Robert Woods Johnson Foundation fellow. She also studied English at Yale University.

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