WSJ hires Freeman as science bureau chief
The Wall Street Journal has hired David Freeman as its science bureau chief.
He has been science editor at CBS News, HuffPost and, most recently, NBC News, where he created a vertical covering science, technology and the future.
A native of Arkansas and a Yale University graduate, freelanced has also freelanced extensively on science and health topics for news outlets ranging from Reuters to WebMD and Consumer Reports.
He’s completed several journalism fellowships, including ones at the Centers for Disease Control, the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He’s been a frequent moderator of scientific panel discussions at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and other institutions and is the former host of Science Insider, a weekly interview program at an NPR station in Connecticut.