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Becky Hoag

EXPERIENCE

Solutions. Environment. Science.

SKILLS

Asana

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Audition

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Premiere

Final Cut Pro

Hootsuite

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Teams

Squarespace

Wix

Science Writer | Naval Postgraduate School (contracted by DeVine Consulting)

January 2020 - Present

  • Writing feature stories on research conducted by faculty and students on complex science topics like hydrogen power and local sea level rise

  • Working to prioritize climate communication with the NPS Climate & Security Network

Climate Youtuber | The Beckisphere Climate Corner

Oct 2020 - present

  • Approx. 1,200 subscribers, nearly 100 videos

  • Publishing “Climate Recap” videos every other week highlighting global climate-related news

  • Creating deep dive videos on various topics including offshore wind, the IEA “Road to Net-Zero” report, the Infrastructure Bill, and COP26

  • Increasing reach on Instagram stories, Twitter, and TikTok

  • Collaborating and communicating with the international community of climate youtubers

Freelance Writer | The Earth & I

April 2021 - Dec 2021

  • Conducted research, interviews, and wrote stories on topics including youth conservation education in Buffalo, New York, manatee conservation in Belize, and sustainable agriculture practices in Norway

Website Co-Administrator, Media and Communications Officer | Ocean Everblue

January 2018 - October 2019

  • Created logo using Adobe Illustrator

  • Organized Everblue tabling opportunities on UO campus

  • Built website Summer 2018 using Wix

Writer | OR Magazine

April 2019 - June 2019

  • Co-wrote 2 multimedia stories

Science/Environmental Reporter | Daily Emerald

August 2018 - June 2019

Podcast Co-Host

January 2019 - Present

  • Wrote 3 cover stories, one on how UO-owned natural gas plant impacts the university's climate goals

  • Co-hosted 5 "Spotlight on Science" episodes, hosted 1

Corporation Communications Intern | School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC)

May 2017 - June 2019

  • Wrote over 20 pieces for the main site, Around the O (UO main news site), and Oregon Quarterly (UO alumni magazine)

  • Wrote Oregon Quarterly cover story

  • Co-wrote script for Ancil Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism nomination video

Editor-in-Chief | Envision Magazine

June 2017 - September 2018

Feature Writer

October 2016 - March 2019

  • Produced 4 feature stories

  • Led 15 staff members in weekly meetings

  • Helped design print layout for 2 editions

Science and Environment Intern | KQED Science Desk

June 2018 - September 2018

  • Worked specifically on the "This Moment on Earth" program

  • Recorded and cut audio using Dalet Galaxy to publication level

  • Published audio and audience-submitted written pieces on WordPress site

  • Four segments aired on The California Report Magazine (700,000 weekly listeners)

Science Communicator | Science & Memory

June 2017 - August 2017

  • Wrote two feature-length articles about climate change effects on the Oregon Coast

  • Translated complex scientific topics to my journalism peers

EDUCATION

University of Oregon

September 2015 - December 2019

Bachelor of Science in journalism

Bachelor of Science in environmental life science

Minor in biology

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Part of Science & Memory team to receive Hearst Award in

2017-2018 Team Multimedia Contest

4 Cover Stories

 

Girl Scouts Silver Award

Co-led younger Girl Scout troop through Bronze Award

CONTACT

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