Jessica Leber is the deputy editor of Oceans Deeply.
Jessica Leber is a New York City-based journalist, writer and editor who has covered environment, science, tech and health topics for a decade. Prior to joining Oceans Deeply as deputy managing editor, she held staff positions at Fast Company, MIT Technology Review, ClimateWire, Vocativ and Change.org. She graduated from Columbia University’s Earth and Environmental Science Journalism dual-degree master’s program in 2008. Before going into journalism, she majored in environmental chemistry and worked as a geologist helping to assess and remediate some very polluted properties in New York City. After a few years, she decided she’d rather write about the fumes than breathe them in.