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Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Robin Materese

Robin Materese is the director of web content at NIST. An aspiring journalist in college, she fell into science communications when she took a job promoting general interest science books at the National Academy of Sciences. She has also worked for a literary agency, a small PR firm, Choice Hotels, Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health. Her love of fiction writing has led her to volunteer as the vice chair of the Gaithersburg Book Festival and to publishing three short stories in literary journals and anthologies and having a 10-minute play she wrote performed at the Source Theater in Washington, D.C.