New press officer at AGU

29 October 2013

WASHINGTON, DC—AGU is pleased to announce that Nanci Bompey has joined the society’s staff as Public Information Specialist/Writer. She will work with Peter Weiss, AGU’s Public Information Manager; Mary Catherine Adams, Public Information Specialist/Member Engagement; and with AGU’s science writing interns to communicate findings presented in AGU journals and meetings with the public, primarily through media.

A picture of Nanci Bompey

Nanci Bompey is the new press officer at the American Geophysical Union.

Nanci was most recently a managing editor at FDA Week, a weekly publication covering the Food and Drug Administration. Before coming to Washington, DC, she spent more than four years covering health care and the environment as a reporter at the Asheville Citizen-Times in North Carolina.

Nanci’s reporting has been recognized by the North Carolina Press Association and the Education Writers Association, and she was a National Press Foundation 2012-2013 Paul Miller Fellow. Nanci has also worked as a chemist at a pharmaceutical company in New Jersey.

Nanci holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Colgate University.

Nanci can be reached at 202-777-7524, or [email protected]