Linda is a Bristol-based journalist, author and broadcaster, specialising in biology, medicine and technology. She spent nine years at New Scientist magazine as a reporter, news editor and features editor, before taking the plunge and going freelance in 2014. Linda remains a consultant to New Scientist and regularly contributes to the Guardian, The Daily Mail, BBC Future and Nature, as well as co-presenting the BBC World Service podcast, Parentland. Linda is the author of two books: Chasing The Sun, which explores the science of how sunlight shapes our bodies and minds, and Bumpology, which takes an evidence-based approach to pregnancy and babies.
Linda is an expert copywriter for features, white papers and reports, and is a lead on WHY's media training programmes.