Kate Travis

Digital Director, 2011-2021

Kate Travis is the former digital director of Science News, where she worked as an editor from 2011 to 2021. She oversaw editorial website operations and was a project manager for digital endeavors, including the 2019 redesign of the Science News website. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and master's in science journalism, both from Texas A&M University, and started her career in science journalism as deputy news editor, and later news editor, of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. She lived in Cambridge, England, for four years, where she was an editor for Science's online career magazine, Science Careers, and for a website devoted to careers in translational research. Kate was selected for the spring 2019 cohort of the Poynter Institute's Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media. 

All Stories by Kate Travis

  1. Three gene variants boost diabetes risk

    Researchers have linked small variations in three genes to type 2 diabetes.

  2. Health & Medicine

    Glucosamine isn’t at fault

    The popular dietary supplement glucosamine doesn't cause insulin resistance, the precursor of type 2 diabetes.