Editing

For more than a decade, Sarah has edited stories from journalists and scientists for various publications. She is now the managing editor for Science News for Students, an online publication aimed at children ages nine through 14. Some highlights of stories and series she has worked on:

Where will lightning strike?, by Stephen Ornes (winner of the the Gold Award for Children’s Science News in the 2015 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards)
Climate Change Chronicles, a yearlong series that Sarah shepherded from story conception to publishing 
Let’s Learn About, a series conceived by Sarah to help teachers and parents inspire younger learners
Proud to be different in STEM, by Bryn Nelson
Science on a shoestring
, by Roberta Kwok
Hot on the trail of Antarctic meteorites, by Beth Geiger
Dust creates deserts in the sky, by Douglas Fox

In the past, Sarah has served as a regular freelance editor for National Geographic Newsspecializing in science. A sample of the stories she edited:

Scientists Uncover Strange Secret Life of a Jungle Butterfly, by Nadia Drake
In Focus: Explosion in Planet Discoveries Intensifies Search for Life Beyond Earth
, by Nadia Drake
Saturn Moon Harbors Ocean, Raising Possibility of Life, by Marc Kaufman
Ancient Virus DNA Gives Stem Cells the Power to Transform
, by Charles Q. Choi

Over the years, Sarah has also edited reports and other documents for scientists, research institutes and various organizations. If you would like more information about her editing skills, rates and availability, please contact her.