Science and the Media

March 5, 1999

7:00 pm
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Mtg Room #1, 1945 SE Water Ave., Portland, OR

Richard Hill, Science writer for The Oregonian

Richard Hill has been a science reporter at The Oregonian for the past 11 years. Previously, he was an editor on the city desk of the The Oregonian and the Oregon Journal. He is a native of Austin, Texas, and received his journalism degree from the University of Texas. After serving as a navy supply officer during two Vietnam cruises, he worked as a reporter and an editor at the Dallas Times Herald in Texas and Christian Science Monitor in Boston. He a member of the National Association of Science Writers.

O4R members may be familiar with Hill’s articles on skeptics and skepticism which have previously appeared in The Oregonian. He covered the 1995 CSICOP National Conference in Seattle, Washington, and authored the article “Peddling the Paranormal” (September 2, 1997), which featured interviews with Ray Hyman, Loren Pankratz, and Barry Beyerstein, faculty members of the Skeptics Toolbox.

Richard Hill will discuss his experiences as a science reporter.