Kristina Marusic is a journalist and author. Her first book profiles people working to prevent cancer by reducing widespread exposure to harmful chemicals in our everyday lives. It will be published in Spring, 2023 and is tentatively titled, “The New War on Cancer.”
Kristina is also a reporter for the national, nonprofit media organization Environmental Health News, where she covers environmental health and justice with a focus on western Pennsylvania. She has received recognition or awards from the Society of Environmental Journalists, the Association of Health Care Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Institute of Health Care Management, the Group Against Smog and Pollution, and the Carnegie Science Center for her journalism about environmental health in Pittsburgh.
Kristina is also the co-founder of the Pittsburgh chapter of the National Association of LGBTQ Journalists (a.k.a. NLGJA). She previously worked as a freelance journalist covering LGBT equality, feminism, social and environmental justice, and politics with bylines at CNN, Slate, Vice, Women’s Health, the Washington Post, MTV News, The Advocate, Bustle, and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, among many others.