Video Channels for Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers including columnists, reporters, editors, book authors, and so on engaged in such work as their primary occupation. Excludes professional researchers who write for the public as a supplemental activity (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2020-Jan-29 12:02 UTC. Listed users: 14. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imagePhil Plait

SCIENCE! I love this stuff. My Bad Astronomy blog: syfy.com/badastronomy I use likes for bookmarks; no endorsement implied. He/him.
Video channel
12 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 20/day β€’ 11% new, 68% replies, 7% retweets, 14% quotes
616,011 12,852 
2. profile imageEmily Lakdawalla

Solar System Specialist, The Planetary Society. Planetary scientist, author, speaker, asteroid 274860. Views are my own & not those of employer. πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ she/her
Pasadena, CA
Video channel
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 17/day β€’ 5% new, 69% replies, 15% retweets, 11% quotes
165,199 4,809 
3. profile imageKyle Hill

I explore science on TV and the internet. Host/EP @BecauseScience. Business: kylehill.net. Insta: Sci_Phile. LATEST VIDEO πŸ‘‡πŸ”₯
Los Angeles
Video channel
10 yrs, 6 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 9/day β€’ 20% new, 61% replies, 13% retweets, 7% quotes
94,608 1,280 
4. profile imageAndrew Revkin

Pursuing #sustcomm progress on a finite, noisy planet at @Columbia's @EarthInstitute. The rest? Family, friends, books j.mp/revkinbooks, songs j.mp/revkinmusic
Hudson Valley, NY, USA
Video channel
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day β€’ 10% new, 27% replies, 11% retweets, 52% quotes
86,591 4,288 
5. profile imageπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Cara Santa Maria πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

#SciCommFTW | πŸŽ“ Neurobio & Clinical Psych | πŸŽ™@TalkNerdy_Pod & @SkepticsGuide | πŸ“Ί @NatGeoChannel #BrainGames | πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ@SciCommCamp @NerdBrigade | 🌈 she/her
Los Angeles
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10 yrs, 0 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 8/day β€’ 65% new, 19% replies, 11% retweets, 6% quotes
79,612 2,039 
6. profile imageBethany Brookshire

Science writer and journalist. @SNStudents and @ScienceNews, host @sci4thepeople. She/her. My opinions are my own and don’t represent the views of my employer.
Washington, DC
Video channel
10 yrs, 9 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 15/day β€’ 24% new, 62% replies, 4% retweets, 10% quotes
63,517 2,593 
7. profile imageBrian Dunning

Science writer. principlesofcuriosity.com movie; skeptoid.com science podcast since 2006; author 'Conspiracies Declassified' a.co/h3G9z6w
Bend, OR
Video channel
11 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day β€’ 42% new, 49% replies, 4% retweets, 5% quotes
59,977 1,381 
8. profile imageMika McKinnon

Field geophysicist, disaster researcher, scifi science consultant, science writer, public speaker, irrepressibly curious. #scicomm #womeninSTEM she/her πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
West Coast
Video channel
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day β€’ 7% new, 77% replies, 3% retweets, 13% quotes
56,252 1,317 
9. profile imageEmily Calandrelli

Emmy-Nominated Host, Host/Executive Producer for #XplorationOuterSpace on FOX, Author - Ada Lace Series, WVU & @MIT grad, WV native.
San Francisco, CA
Video channel
10 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day β€’ 14% new, 65% replies, 9% retweets, 12% quotes
53,825 977 
10. profile imageRebecca Skloot

Author NYTimes Bestseller IMMORTAL LIFE OF #HENRIETTALACKS #HeLa now an HBO/@Oprah Film #HeLaMovie. Next book: humans #animals #ethics. Instagram @rebeccaskloot
Oakland, CA
Video channel
12 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 3/day β€’ 17% new, 53% replies, 16% retweets, 15% quotes
45,800 2,199 
11. profile imageDavid Bradley

Science | Snaps | Songs Geordie. Not the actor, not the Ctl-Alt-Del guy, not the head of EMI, not The Atlantic editor, not the tractor, not the pornstar...
Cambridge, EU
Video channel
12 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 14/day β€’ 14% new, 77% replies, 1% retweets, 7% quotes
42,135 1,686 
12. profile imageJoe Hanson

Nerdy by nature. Ph.D. biologist, science writer, creator of @okaytobesmart and @HotMessPBS on YouTube. Instagram: drjoehanson
Austin, TX
Video channel
10 yrs, 10 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 12/day β€’ 34% new, 29% replies, 1% retweets, 36% quotes
38,454 1,261 
13. profile imageJoss Fong

Video, science & tech | [email protected]
Video channel
10 yrs, 11 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.9/day β€’ 22% new, 31% replies, 37% retweets, 10% quotes
23,836 332 
14. profile imageArielle Duhaime-Ross

Host of Reset, a tech podcast @voxdotcom β€’ Past: 1st climate correspondent in American TV news @hbo @vicenews β€’ [email protected] β€’Tweets πŸ—‘οΈ after 90 days β€’ she/her
New York City (et MontrΓ©al)
Video channel
8 yrs, 3 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 0.3/day β€’ 20% new, 39% replies, 32% retweets, 9% quotes
18,467 530