Jessica Seigel

Jessica Seigel

Adjunct professor of journalism, New York University, New York, N.Y.

Jessica Seigel teaches journalism as an adjunct professor at New York University, with more than 20 years experience across media as a national correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, columnist for Glamour magazine, and on-air "Countess of Culture" for NPR's “Day to Day.” Her in-depth narrative investigations in the sciences, medicine and archaeology have appeared in outlets including Marketplace public radio, the New York Times, and National Geographic Traveler. She is a multiple winner of top awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and Newswomen's Club of New York for exposing how U.S. racial taboos skew medical advice on sun exposure (Nautilus), diet patent fraud (Los Angeles magazine), and the overlooked link between bonobo and human gender politics (Ms. magazine). Seigel is a vice president of the Deadline Club, Society of Professional Journalists, served NYC as a mounted auxiliary parks officer, and loves hiking with an analog compass.

Twitter: @Jessicaseagull


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