Stephanie L. Smith
Science Communicator, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Stephanie L. Smith is the digital and social media lead at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she oversees the social media team and tweets on behalf of the Curiosity Mars rover. She holds conversations with the public and with journalists about more than 20 space missions via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, Giphy and Reddit. A Webby Award winner and Emmy nominee, she was recognized by Time for running one of the “140 Best Twitter Feeds.” With 20 years of digital communications experience, this veteran of the “Let’s Go” travel guides, Idealab and “Channel One News,” is always game for adventures that make great stories.