Gretchen Smail

Audience Engagement Intern

Gretchen Smail was Science Friday’s 2023 Audience Engagement Intern. She is currently studying health and science journalism at CUNY’s Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, where she writes about poverty, reproductive rights, and climate solutions. Before pursuing a master’s, she worked as an arts and culture journalist in California. If she’s not at her computer, Gretchen can be found exploring coffee shops, learning how to embroider, and rock climbing.