Jamie DePolo, senior editor of Breastcancer.org, oversees the Research News program and Think Pink, Live Green expert column and helps out with Breastcancer.org’s social media presence. She has more than 20 years’ experience crafting science stories for non-scientists in a variety of media, including print, radio, video, and online, as well as extensive experience developing and executing strategic communications plans.
“I’m very proud to be a part of Breastcancer.org,” Jamie says. “It’s extremely gratifying to hear from women who tell me I’ve helped them understand something about this disease or their treatment. I admire the courage of anyone who’s been diagnosed with breast cancer.”
Jamie earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in English literature, both from Michigan State University. She also has taken many, many black and white photography classes and worked part-time as a radio station disc jockey for 8 years. Before coming to Breastcancer.org, she worked for Drexel University, the New Jersey State Bar Association, Michigan State University, and The Detroit Metro Times.