Digital director, Science News, Washington, D.C.
Kate Travis is the digital director at Science News magazine, where she has been an editor since 2011. She oversees editorial website operations, and is a project manager for for digital endeavors. She moved to the Washington, D.C., area in 1999 after earning her master's in science journalism from Texas A&M University. Soon after she became deputy news editor, and later news editor, of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. In 2006, she came to Science News as associate editor and left a year later when the opportunity arose to move to Cambridge, England. While there, she served as north Europe editor for Science's online career magazine, Science Careers, and as editor of a website devoted to careers in translational research. She has written for The Scientist, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, CR Magazine, and Health.