Becky Oskin

Becky Oskin

Content Strategist & Writer, UC Davis College of Letters and Science

Becky Oskin is a science writer in northern California. She works in marketing and communications for the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, developing strategies and producing content for a wide range of audiences. She was previously a reporter for, specializing in earth science, physics and climate. Oskin also spent many years in North Carolina, working in media relations for both Duke University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She got her start in science writing at the Pasadena Star-News, covering both Caltech and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Oskin received a B.S. in Geology from Washington State University, an M.S. in Geology from the California Institute of Technology, and a Master’s Certificate in Science Writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a founding member of both the Science Communicators of North Carolina (SCONC) and Capital Science Communicators (CapSciComm).


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