Blythe Terrell

Senior Editor, Science and Health • FiveThirtyEight • New York City, NY
Last edited June 23, 2017

Blythe is the senior editor for science and health at FiveThirtyEight, a website focused on data and empirical journalism. She has worked as a copy editor, reporter and city editor at newspapers; her professional background includes stints at the Austin American-Statesman and the Steamboat Pilot & Today in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. She went from newspapers to earning her master’s of science in public health at Johns Hopkins and then served as a community health volunteer in Swaziland with the U.S. Peace Corps. She now works with a team of writers to plan and edit science and health coverage at FiveThirtyEight.