Samantha Larson

Science Writer


  • Science writing and editing
  • General communications

Samantha joined Washington Sea Grant in May, 2017. As the WSG science writer, Samantha writes and edits technical and general content, from news releases to federal reports. She also works with WSG science communication fellows and serves as the editor of the “Sea Star” newsletter.

Samantha moved to Seattle in February, 2014 as one of the first editorial fellows at the green news site In addition to her work at WSG, she is a freelance writer who specializes in science, the environment and outdoor adventure. Her writing and reporting has appeared in online and print publications including Crosscut, Outside, National Geographic, and Nautilus. Samantha holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Earth Systems (Oceans Track) from Stanford University.