Connecting Journalists and Scientists: Rick Weiss on SciLine

Scientists and reporters must collaborate and develop relationships in order to communicate stories that impact the public. SciLine is a free service helping to build those relationships – it connects U.S. journalists with scientific experts and other resources on demand and on deadline.

Large Newspaper Award winner Rick Weiss is the director of SciLine. We interviewed him to learn more about how SciLine works and how reporters and scientists can use it. In this video, Weiss briefly discusses his winning story and the importance of services like SciLine in the current media landscape.