​​​​​​​​​Hanneke Weitering

Hanneke is a science journalist in the Pacific Northwest with experience covering aviation and spaceflight news. She grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee and earned her bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Tennessee. 

During her time at UT Knoxville, Hanneke discovered that she enjoyed science communication far more than lab work, so she decided to dip her toes in the world of journalism. She began reporting for the Sci/Tech column at Tennessee Journalist (TNJN), UT's student-run online news magazine, and interned at the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences at Oak Ridge National Lab, where she wrote features about supercomputer science.

After graduating with a minor in journalism, Hanneke moved to New York City to study Science, Health & Environmental Reporting (SHERP) at New York University. She has written stories and produced videos for AIN Media GroupSpace.comScienceLine, MedPage Today, and Scholastic's SuperScience, Science World, Math and DynaMath magazines

She now resides in the suburbs of Seattle, working remotely as the science and technology editor at AIN Media Group.