Lindsey Hoshaw

Freelance journalist based in Boston/USA

Lindsey Hoshaw is a freelance environmental journalist based in Boston. After receiving an M.A. in communications from Stanford University she lived on a boat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean for a month to write about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch for the New York Times (see: “Afloat in the Ocean, Expanding Islands of Trash.”)

All reporting costs were crowd-sourced through the Knight News Challenge-winning website Donations from across the country paid the $10,000 reporting costs to get Lindsey to the middle of the ocean for on-the-scene reporting. Lindsey continues to freelance and her work has been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Forbes and Scientific American among other outlets.


Participates in following conferences:
Future Media Lab