Jessica Wapner

Jessica Wapner

Freelance writer, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Jessica Wapner is a freelance journalist from Brooklyn, N.Y, with bylines in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Wired, Medium, Popular Science, Mosaic, Undark, Scientific American and many other publications. Although she has reported from Africa, Asia and Europe, most of her story travels have focused on the U.S. She has reported on HIV criminalization laws from Idaho; drug abuse from Indiana; the opioid epidemic lawsuit from Ohio; the science of smell from Kentucky; forensic science from Louisiana; and a billionaire’s health-driven university in North Carolina. She is also the author of "The Philadelphia Chromosome."

Twitter: @jessicawapner