Editor-in-chief, Knowable magazine, Palo Alto, Calif.
Eva Emerson leads Knowable magazine, a digital science publication that launched in 2017. She previously served as editor-in-chief of Science News magazine and website, where she was instrumental in the transition to the digital space. She has written about science in various media for more than 20 years, starting her career at the "Magic School Bus" television show with stops at the Honolulu Weekly newspaper, the California Science Center, the University of Southern California and, beginning in 2007, at Science News. A graduate of UC Santa Cruz's science communication program, she holds a B.A. in biology and served as a lab tech at UCSF before turning to writing and editing.