presenter, and multimedia producer
Hey! I'm Anna.
I am a science presenter, video producer, and journalist. Currently, I'm the on-air science host for The Washington Post, where I report on everything from biology to astrophysics. I launched The Post's family-friendly variety show “Science Magic Show Hooray!” which you can watch on Amazon Prime. I am also the creator, host, and animator of the popular YouTube channel “Gross Science” for NOVA and PBS Digital Studios. The series has close to 300,000 subscribers, and is shown in classrooms and museums around the globe.
Content Strategy Reporting
Video Editing Animating
Directing Social Media
Science Journalism YouTube
I bring enthusiasm, knowledge, passion, and curiosity to every story
Want to know more about me? I've won multiple awards for my work, including two American Academy for the Advancement of Science Kavli Science Journalism Awards—the most prestigious award for science journalism in the country. My videos were recognized in the Children’s Science News category in 2018 and 2016 for the way they spoke to the young and young at heart. I've also won two American Institute of Physics science communication awards. I am an adept interviewer, and have moderated high-profile discussions with thought leaders from NASA astronauts to silicon valley futurists. I have a masters degree in science journalism from New York University, and a bachelors degree in biology from Brown University. I have given talks about multimedia production, YouTube, and science journalism around the world, at events from VidCon to TEDxMidAtlantic. Want to chat about digital media, content strategy, or the latest scientific research? Please get in touch.