Betsy Mason

Freelance journalist, National Geographic

Betsy Mason

Freelance journalist, National Geographic
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Biography

Betsy Mason is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and covers science and cartography. She is co-author of the blog All Over the Map at National Geographic. She was a 2015-2016 Knight Science Journalism fellow at MIT. Previously, she was a senior editor at Wired Magazine in charge of online science coverage and founder of the Wired Science Blogs network. She also worked as the science and national laboratories reporter at the Contra Costa Times where she won the AGU’s David Perlman award for her coverage of earthquake risk in the Bay Area. Betsy has a master’s degree in geology from Stanford University and completed the Science Communication Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Sessions as a Moderator

The Art of Truth: Data Visualization and Infographics for Everyone

27 October 2017
8:45 am-10:00 am
  • Marriott Marquis

Covering Research on Lab Animals: Challenges and Opportunities

27 October 2017
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Marriott Marquis

There Is a 95% Chance You Should Attend this Session on Statistics

28 October 2017
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Marriott Marquis

Sessions as a Organizer

Covering Research on Lab Animals: Challenges and Opportunities

27 October 2017
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
  • Marriott Marquis

There Is a 95% Chance You Should Attend this Session on Statistics

28 October 2017
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Marriott Marquis