Jenessa is a science writer and reporter living in Washington, D.C. She grew up in Oregon and has always been fascinated by the connections between science, health, and the environment.

As a staff writer at the science news site and magazine Eos published by the American Geophysical Union, she covers stories ranging from ocean pollution to climate politics to workplace harassment. Her work has been syndicated by NPR affiliates, The Smithsonian, How Stuff Works, and others. 

Outside the office, you can find her organizing events for the D.C. Science Writers Association or checking out a new hiking trail.

See her work on EosMuckrack, and Twitter.