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Best Workflow Tip

My colleague and good friend Christopher Mims is one of the most efficient freelance journalists I know. In his first year officially freelancing he was writing for multiple publications and made a satisfactory annual salary. Amazing.

In this interview with Web Worker Daily he reveals his Web-specific short cuts as well as this piece of universally amazing advice:

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This entry was written by Christie, posted on December 6, 2010 at 2:30 pm, filed under Home. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

The Ignorance Of Canada In The U.S.

Yesterday a friend sent me a link to the L.A. Times article re: the amazingly good health of Canada’s economy:  Canada’s economy can teach the U.S. a thing or two.

An excerpt from the piece: 

“We did a lot of things right going into the financial crisis,” said Glen Hodgson, senior vice president at the Conference Board of Canada, a business-membership and research group in Ottawa.

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This entry was written by Christie, posted on July 13, 2010 at 9:48 am, filed under Home and tagged . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

What do I do, and where can you find me?

I’m a freelance science journalist living in Brooklyn, NY.

I write, edit and produce science stories for all media (audio, video and text).

christie.nicholson@gmail.com

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This entry was written by Christie, posted on March 13, 2009 at 8:44 am, filed under Home. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

The Intellectual in the Infosphere

Section: The Chronicle Review
Volume 53, Issue 27, Page B6

What qualifies as intellectual authority today is changing fundamentally. People are much less prepared to defer to the acknowledged experts in various fields. At the same time, however, we are being swamped with data and information — a glut that cries out for analysis and summary. So there is a dilemma: Whom do we turn to?

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This entry was written by Christie, posted on January 30, 2008 at 8:34 am, filed under Home. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

**Science of Sex Nominated for Online Journalism Award***

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The Online News Association announced this year’s finalists for their annual Online Journalism Awards.

And the Science of Sex team is proud to say we were nominated in the student category! See the rest of the finalists here.

Awards will be announced on October 19, following the 8th annual ONA conference being held in Toronto this year.

Wish us luck…!

This entry was written by Christie, posted on September 15, 2007 at 4:44 pm, filed under Home. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink.

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