Ashley Braun is Senior Editor of DeSmog. She is also an award-winning freelance science and environmental journalist, and a contributing science writer for Natural History Magazine. Her work has appeared in outlets including The Atlantic, Slate, Science, Scientific American, Discover Magazine, Hakai Magazine, and Medium. She also fact-checks for publications such as Science News. Ashley is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and National Association of Science Writers and serves as president of the Northwest Science Writers Association.