Leigh Anne is a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University in the Information & Media and Environmental Science and Policy programs; specifically, she studies science communication. Most recently she was the Communications Specialist for Defenders of Wildlife. She is an internationally-recognized storyteller whose work has been featured on NBC, PBS NewsHour, International Journalists Network, and NPR's science radio program WHYY The Pulse. She received her Master of Science in Journalism (Science Concentration) degree from Columbia Journalism School. A scientist-turned-journalist, she received her University Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Saint Joseph's University, and has worked in wildlife conservation for over a decade.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Saint Josephs University - Bachelor of Science, Biology, General
Graduate Degree: Columbia University in the City of New York - Master of Science, Journalism
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