Digital Science Producer, PBS NewsHour
Nsikan Akpan is the digital science producer for PBS NewsHour and co-creator of the award-winning digital series ScienceScope. Nsikan was elected to the board of the National Association of Science Writers in September 2016. Prior to joining NewsHour, his work appeared in NPR, Science Magazine, Science News, Scientific American, Newsweek, and elsewhere. He holds a doctorate in pathobiology (Columbia University) and is an alum of the science communication program at the University of California, Santa Cruz.