Kristy Hamilton is a science and environmental journalist based in California. She spent months in rural Greece with villagers after the 2007 fires, reported on an all-female expedition to Antarctica, and filed stories from NASA headquarters. Her work appears in Science Magazine, Business insider, Hakai Magazine, IFLScience, The Seattle Times, UWTV, The International Ocean Film Festival, Bay Crossings Magazine, and The Seattle Weekly, among others
She is a 2019 WHOI Ocean Science Journalism Fellow. This year, she was invited by the Intermountain West Joint Venture to learn about the environmental dangers in Wild West country. An occasional moderator and panelist, she spoke in September at the Good Food Conference about innovations in seafood sustainability and the future of food in cell-based fish and crustaceans.
Previously, she worked as a podcast host, writer, and video editor for Science Magazine in Washington, DC, and as a producer for UWTV in Seattle. She has two finalist awards in screenplay contests.
Kristy received her B.A. in journalism and B.S. in neuroscience from the University of Washington. In her spare time, she climbs, travels, and is an aficionado of the ocean and mountains in equal measure.