Heidi Ledford — Nature

Heidi Ledford is a science reporter for Nature, covering biomedicine, biotech and other bio-related issues. She has previously covered drug, cancer and communicable disease research. Prior to joining the staff of Nature, Ledford wrote for the Oregonian and served as editor at the Berkeley Science Review. Ledford holds a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in plant [...]

Christopher Breen — Macworld

Christopher Breen covers Apple products, such as iMacs and the iPhone, as a senior editor at Macworld. He also writes a tips column regarding these products and their features. Previously, he served as the editor in chief of Mac Publishing’s Playlist.com, before it folded into Macworld. Breen is the author of “Mac 911,” a troubleshooting [...]

Kate Lowenstein — Prevention

Kate Lowenstein is a health director for Prevention, where she leads their coverage health and wellness issues. Lowenstein was a senior features editor for Health Magazine’s New York bureau. She was also a health editor at The New York Times. She has contributed to Everyday Health, and she covered the “Public Eye” column for Time [...]

Karen Shimizu — Saveur

Karen Shimizu covers international drinks, foods and cooking.  She has written about the International Edible Book Festival and regional snack options. Shimizu was previously assistant editor for the magazine. Shimizu graduated from Smith College in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in American studies. She has a master’s in journalism from New York University. Karen Shimizu, [...]

Kate Bennett — Washingtonian

Kate Bennett has been the weddings and style editor at the Washingtonian since March 2012. She is also the editor of Washingtonian Bride & Groom and Washingtonian MOM. She previously worked as the editor in chief of Capitol File, where she covered high society, lifestyle, fashion and entertainment in Washington, D.C. from late 2010 to [...]