Noelle Swan

Weekly Editor

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Noelle Swan is the content editor of the Monitor Weekly.

Since joining the Monitor in 2013, Noelle has worked as both an editor and writer for both the website and the weekly magazine. Prior to joining the Weekly team, she served as deputy editor of the Daily edition of the Monitor.

She has written several cover and feature stories for the Monitor Weekly, including deep dives into the "maker movement," the impacts of wayward coal ash on American waterways, and the rise of cooperative robotics.

Prior to the launch of the Daily, Noelle worked on the rapid response team, where she served as an editor and mentor to writers-in-training, and the national news desk, where she served as a reporter and junior editor. 

Before to coming to the Monitor, she worked as a freelance reporter, writing about science education for Science magazine and the Association for the Advancement of Science, contributing science and other news reports to National Public Radio affiliates in Delaware and Utah, and reporting on social services and poverty for Spare Change News.

Noelle is a graduate of Harvard University where she studied natural science, environmental management, and journalism. She is active in the local and national science writing community and sits on the steering committee for the New England Science Writers.