Current and Former Speakers

KEVIN HAND

Speaker

Kevin Hand is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and co-chair of NASA's Europa Lander Science Definition Team.

    ALEX WARNEKE

    Workshop Presenter

    Alex Warneke is a Science Communicator for the National Park Service based in San Diego.

    JACOB SOBOROFF

    Panelist

    Jacob Soboroff is an MSNBC correspondent and anchor. He reports across NBC News platforms, including MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, and The Today Show.

    EMILY CALANDRELLI

    Keynote Speaker

    Emily Calandrelli is an Emmy-nominated host and producer for FOX's Xploration Outer Space, and a correspondent on Netflix's Bill Nye Saves the World.

    MIKE DRUCKER

    Workshop Presenter

    Mike Drucker is an Emmy-nominated writer and comedian. He's written for Adam Ruins Everything, Bill Nye Saves the World, The Tonight Show, and more.

    ANDREW THALER

    Workshop Presenter

    Andrew Thaler is the founder and lead developer for Oceanography for Everyone and Chief Ecologist of OpenROV.

    VANESSA HILL

    Workshop Presenter

    Vanessa Hill is a science educator and filmmaker. She is the creator of BrainCraft, a PBS web series exploring psychology and neuroscience.

    BAILEE DESROCHER

    Workshop Presenter

    Bailee DesRocher is science illustrator based in Los Angeles and a graduate of the Science Illustration Graduate Program at CSU Monterey Bay.

    MARGOT LEITMAN

    Workshop Presenter

    Margot Leitman is a storyteller, comedian, writer, teacher, and five-time winner of The Moth StorySLAM.

    BETHANY BROOKSHIRE

    Workshop Presenter

    Bethany Brookshire is Science Education Writer at Science News Magazine and host of the Science for the People podcast.

    BRIAN WECHT

    Workshop Presenter

    Brian Wecht is a comedian, musician, and theoretical physicist. He co-founded The Story Collider, a science-themed storytelling show.

    SARAH KEARTES

    SciCommCamp Co-Founder

    Sarah Keartes is a science & wildlife journalist based in the Pacific Northwest.

    CARA SANTA MARIA

    SciCommCamp Co-Founder

    Cara Santa Maria is a three-time Los Angeles Area Emmy Award-winning journalist, television presenter/producer, and podcaster.

    JASON G GOLDMAN

    SciCommCamp Co-Founder

    Dr. Jason G. Goldman is an author, freelance science journalist, and wildlife reporter.