Brittney J. Miller covers energy and the environment for The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Prior to this, Miller earned a master’s degree in science writing and communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz. There, she wrote about anything science-related —international research, local environmental issues and more—through internships with Nature, Knowable Magazine and the Monterey Herald, and she was named a fellow at The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing and an ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation Scholar. Miller holds bachelor’s degrees in biology and journalism from the University of Florida, where her journalism career began at the college’s digital and radio news outlet, WUFT News. When she’s not typing or taking pictures, Miller loves hiking, gardening and cooking.
The Cedar Rapids Gazette, founded in 1884, is the second largest paper in the state. This employee-owned media organization also has a news site, launched Iowa Ideas as an annual conference that looks at issues facing state's future, and works to make the community and region stronger. It has earned the Iowa Newspaper Association award for innovation for four consecutive years.
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