Amy KostantExecutive Director

Amy founded SCN after 15 years working in public education and mass communications. She specializes in communicating environmental health science, media training that includes talking about uncertainty inherent in good science, and protecting scientific credibility in an age of disinformation.

Prior to SCN, Amy was executive director of the Rhode Island Film Commission where she worked closely with government, labor organizations, film and television producers and the press. She also served as public information specialist at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and produced and recorded feature stories for WAMU radio, the Washington, DC NPR affiliate.

Amy holds a BA from Hampshire College and a Master of Arts degree from Emerson College.