Emily Stone

IntroAmerican journalist
Is Journalist 
From United States of America 
Type Journalism 

Emily Stone is an American journalist. She has served as a Washington, D.C. correspondent (for the St. Joseph, MO News-Press), as a crime reporter (for the Burlington, VT Burlington Free Press) and as senior editor of the McMurdo Station Antarctic Sun.


Stone obtained her bachelor’s degree in history, cum laude, in 1995 from Middlebury College. She is a 1997 graduate of the Master’s program of Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.


Stone works as a freelance journalist specializing in science and feature articles. Prior to working here, she has worked as a science editor in Antarctica. Much of her work has focused on glaciologists, murderers, logrollers, and antique tractor collectors. Outside of journalism, she has worked as an editor, photographer, layout designer, and copy editor. Stone has contributed articles to U.S. News & World Report magazine and the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

Honors and awards

  • 2009 Marine Biological Laboratory Polar Ecology Science Journalism Fellow
  • 2008 Marine Biological Laboratory Biomedical Science Journalism Fellow
  • 2007 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Science Journalism Fellow
  • 2003 Gannett Well Done First Place: Database story on 10 years of heroin arrests in the state
  • 2002 Gannett Well Done Runner Up: Investigative work on fatal Fourth of July boat accident
  • 2002 Gannett Well Done Runner Up: Sentencing of two teens in Dartmouth professor murders
  • 2002 Best of Gannett Award and New England Press Association Public Occurrences Award: Staff work on heroin, prostitution and troubled youth
  • “About Me”. Emily Stone. Retrieved 4 October 2013.