David Barnstone recently earned an interdisciplinary bachelor's degree in Science Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is preparing for a career in communicating scientific research to a general audience through accurate reporting and clear writing. He is interested in the influence of media and technology on the cognitive development of children during the first 3 years of life. David is passionate about working with scientists to disseminate their research findings.


Communications & Press Officer | January 2015 – Present
Nature Publishing Group / Springer Nature

Science Writer/Press Officer | July 2014 – December 2014
University of Rochester

Social Media Intern | Jan. – May 2014
American Association on Health and Disability

Writer/Editor | Nov. 2013 – July 2014
Center for Research on Families

Research Assistant | Sept. 2012 – July 2014
Children and Media Lab

Staff Writer | Sept. 2012 – Jan. 2014
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian 

Field Communications Intern/Freelance | June 2012 – Present
Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) 

Science Writing Intern | Jan. – May 2013
Office of News and Media Relations (University of Massachusetts)

Audio Production/Development Intern | Jan. – May 2012
New England Public Radio (WFCR)

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