Kyle Plantz is the editorial assistant at Science News. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with minors in history and political science from Boston University. Before joining Science News, Kyle was a political reporter for NH Journal where he covered State House news and the 2016 presidential election in New Hampshire. He has written for The Hill, IJ Review, The Boston Globe, and The Daily Free Press. He also has experience covering climate change and the environment for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.