The subsequent excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post‘s nationwide editor Matea Gold, deputy national editor Phil Rucker, wellbeing and science editor Stephen Smith, deputy wellbeing and science editors Carol Eisenberg and Tracy Jan and health and fitness and science assignment editor Katie Zezima:
We are delighted to announce that Mark Johnson is joining The Washington Submit as a science writer, bringing his deep scientific know-how and empathic reporting to this essential line of coverage.
Mark comes to The Submit from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, where by he covered science and health for the earlier 14 decades.
Right before writing on science, he was a general assignment reporter for eight yrs.
Before joining the Journal Sentinel, Mark worked for the Providence (R.I.) Journal-Bulletin, Haverhill (Mass.) Gazette and Provincetown (Mass.) Advocate, where by he remembers his very first assignment masking a sewage commission assembly in Truro. He also worked at the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star.
He holds a bachelor’s diploma in English literature from the University of Toronto and was a 2016-2017 O’Brien Fellow at Marquette College.