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January 31, 2018 | Danielle Costantini


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Julie Leibach has joined North Carolina Sea Grant as a science writer/digital content specialist.

“We are already seeing how Julie’s skills are improving our communications products,” notes Susan White, Sea Grant executive director. “And her friendly personality is a great fit for working with our team, partners and the public.”

Leibach writes and edits articles, blog posts and social media about the program’s wide-ranging research, education and outreach efforts.

“I’m grateful to be part of a team entirely devoted to stewarding the coast and its communities,” Leibach says. “Having grown up in Florida, I know how precious those resources are.”

Previously, she was managing editor of online content at Science Friday, a science news site and popular public radio show. Her duties included writing, editing and fact-checking articles, supervising web interns, and working with educators.

Before that, she was a senior editor at Audubon magazine, the National Audubon Society‘s flagship publication.

Leibach has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting program and bachelor’s degrees in biology and Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis.

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