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Becky Hoag


Solutions. Environment. Science.


Action Network

Adobe Suite



Google Apps


Microsoft Office






NorCal Communications Associate | Communities for a Better Environment

September 2023 - February 2024

  • Produced 2 e-newsletters a month through Action Network

  • Created flyers for print and Instagram using Canva

  • Regularly posted on 2 Instagrams and produced content for Facebook, LinkedIn, and X

  • Updated WordPress website

  • Captured videos and photos during events

  • Worked with Spanish translation contractors to produce all media in both English and Spanish (including managing contractor invoices)


Climate Communicator | The Beckisphere Climate Corner

Oct 2020 - present

  • More than 1,800 subscribers and 150 videos

  • Creating deep dive videos on climate policy, science, and solutions including the Inflation Reduction Act, West Virginia v EPA ruling, California’s climate action record, the IEA “road to Net-Zero” report

  • Creating a ~20 min “Climate Recap” episodes on international and US-based climate news for YouTube, podcast, TikTok, and IG reels

  • Collaborating with an international community of climate youtubers

  • Twitch streaming climate news and topics on Tuesdays and Fridays

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

January 2020 - October 2022

  • Wrote feature stories on research conducted by faculty and students (topics include climate modeling, hurricane evacuation procedures, battery-powered warships)

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

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


University of Oregon

September 2015 - December 2019

Bachelor of Science in journalism

Bachelor of Science in environmental life science

Minor in biology


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