WKKelly April Tyrrell
Senior science writer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis.
Kelly Tyrrell is a senior science writer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. in zoology from the University of Florida and an M.S. in cellular and molecular biology from U.W.-Madison. In 2011, she was a AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellow at the Chicago Tribune and went on to become a health and science reporter for the News Journal in Wilmington, Del. (Gannett). In 2013, she began freelancing for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the University of Delaware and she currently writes about health policy for physicians.
In 2014, she joined the University Communications team at U.W.-Madison, where she writes about everything from atmospheric science to veterinary medicine, manages social media and plays a variety of roles in major science communication projects.