Who took our survey

Who took our survey

 

  • Of the 218 journalists who took our survey, 150 have a science background (BS, MS, PhD, MD, etc).
  • 58 percent of respondents have either undergraduate or graduate journalism degrees, or both.
  • It was an almost even split between freelancers and staffers: 115 freelance journalists, 103 staff journalists.
  • Here are the splits for how the 218 journalists define themselves (there were 61 responders that chose more than one label):
    • Science journalist: 175
    • Health journalist: 31
    • Technology journalist: 15
    • Environmental journalist: 46
    • Energy journalist: 5
    • General assignment journalist: 5
  • Most of our respondents worked at print or online media outlets (more than one media type could be chosen):
    • Print: 186
    • Online: 199
    • Radio / podcast: 41
    • TV / film: 16
    • Other: 2

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