Kelsey Kennedy is a science journalist based in New York City and currently an editorial fellow at Atlas Obscura. She is a recent graduate of NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program and served as multimedia editor at Scienceline. Her writing about science, technology and the environment can be found at Quartz, Undark and Inverse. She’s also the creator of @FoodieMenuBot.

Kelsey grew up on a tree farm in Oregon’s Coast Range and majored in economics at Oregon State University. Before writing for a living, Kelsey sold aircraft parts and made pizza to pay the rent. In her spare time, Kelsey is usually wearing hiking boots and tinkering with a camera.