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Ken Kostel is WHOI’s web science writer/editor, which means he writes, photographs, produces video, does social media, writes speeches, consults on outreach, blogs from the field, and just about anything else to get the word out about ocean science and exploration. Prior to WHOI, he was a freelance writer living in Manhattan and the Bronx, where he wrote for such publications as Audubon, Science News, and State of the Planet. He has a bachelor’s degree in photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology and masters’ degrees from Columbia University in journalism and environmental science.