Aylin Woodward recently joined The Wall Street Journal as a science and innovation reporter. She is a proud graduate of the science communication Master's program at UC Santa Cruz, and graduated in 2015 from Dartmouth College with an A.B. in biological anthropology and government.

Previously, she was senior science reporter for Business Insider/Insider, where she spent nearly three years covering Earth science, climate change, geoengineering, human evolution, running shoes, paleoanthropology, and the origins of COVID-19.

A peripatetic soul, Aylin has made four cross country moves in half as many years, with only her two cats and her roller skates in tow. First, she traded the wilderness of the Granite State for the beaches of Santa Cruz, followed by a brief stint in heart of Cambridge's urban jungle writing for New Scientist. Unable to stay away from the #BestCoast, she moved back to California for a year of sand, sun, and freelancing in 2018.


Since then, she's been happily living in New York City, where she skates for Gotham Roller Derby.

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Podcast: Filling in the Gaps - Aylin Woodward
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