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Stephanie G Seay

Senior Science Writer and Communications Specialist

Stephanie Seay is a senior science writer and communications specialist in the ORNL Communications Division, supporting the Biological and Environmental Systems Science Directorate (BESSD).

She researches, writes and edits press releases, feature stories, researcher profiles, story tips, blog posts, video scripts, social media, web content and more to promote scientific literacy and elevate the groundbreaking research of ORNL's scientists to external and internal audiences. Stephanie also works closely with leadership and staff to create congressional testimonies, white papers, fact sheets, newsletters and similar materials to support the lab's relationships with sponsors, collaborators, and other constituents.

She is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the University Research Magazine Association.

Prior to her time at ORNL, Stephanie was senior editor at S&P Global, a market intelligence company in the energy sector. She was a business reporter and editor for the firm's flagship daily publications and real-time news service focused on the natural gas, oil, and electricity markets.