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Ben Thomas | Elance
 
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Ben Thomas

Professional Journalism on Tight Deadlines
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA
  |  7:22 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $38
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If you're interested in original, snappy, engaging, SEO-friendly content, then I'm your guy.

I'm an expert at weaving scientific discoveries into compelling narratives. My articles are featured regularly on Discover Magazine, Scientific American, TechRepublic and other leading science and technology outlets. And I'm engaged in active dialogue with hundreds of readers, followers, scientists and other experts.

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May 14, 2016|Other - Writing Services|$2,450|Completed
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Employment

Discover Magazine
Freelance Science Journalist
2013 - Present
I interview researchers from cutting-edge labs around the world, and translate their latest scientific discoveries into fun, friendly news stories.
Scientific American
Freelance Science Journalist
2012 - Present
I research and write about controversial topics in science, and promote energetic digital dialogue and debate.
The Huffington Post
Freelance Science Journalist
2012 - Present
I research and write articles on the latest neuroscience research, and stimulate digital conversations about cutting-edge brain discoveries.
the-connectome.com
Editor-in-Chief
2011 - Present
Write hundreds of articles explaining neuroscience discoveries in down-to-earth terms. Promote social-media dialogue with a network of loyal followers across a variety of platforms. Deliver...
Pool & Spa News Magazine
Senior Technical Editor
2010 - 2012
Write two news stories and one feature-length article per bimonthly issue. Proofread and edit technical articles on chemistry, engineering, and related topics. Track down sources and interview...
The Willows Magazine
Editor-in-Chief
2007 - 2009
Created and launched a unique magazine to fill a niche for neo-Victorian stories and art. Designed entire magazine aesthetic, content, and layout in Photoshop. Developed magazine website in...

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Biola University
Film
2001 - 2004
Texas Tech University
Classics
2000 - 2001
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technology
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