Kelly April Tyrrell

Kelly April Tyrrell

Senior science writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisc.

Kelly Tyrrell is a senior science writer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has a B.S. in zoology, an M.S. in cellular and molecular biology, and was a 2011 Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellow at the Chicago Tribune. She was a staff reporter at the News Journal in Wilmington, Del. (Gannett) before joining the University Communications team at UW-Madison in 2014. There, she covers everything from atmospheric science to veterinary medicine, manages social media, plays a variety of roles in major science communication projects, and participates in a number of outreach and science engagement efforts. Her work has also appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Hospitalist, and The Rheumatologist. Kelly is also the engagement editor for The Open Notebook.

Twitter: @kellyperil