Gayathri Vaidyanathan

Environment/science reporter

About

Gayathri Vaidyanathan writes about the environment and science. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Discover, Nature, The New York Times, ThinkProgress and other publications. She was a staff reporter at Washington, D.C.-based E&E News for seven years.


She has reported from around the world on diverse topics: from threats to East Africa’s wheat supply, to the risks of oil and gas drilling in the U.S.


In 2012, she received the Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award from the National Association of Science Writers awarded to the best emerging science writer. She received an SPJ award for feature writing in 2014.


She has a Hons. Bachelors in Biochemistry from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University.


Contact: gaya.nathan07@gmail.com