Richard Harris


Richard Harris has been a science correspondent at National Public Radio since 1986; before that, he was a science writer at the San Francisco Examiner. He was president of the National Association of Science Writers from 1996 to 1998; he co-founded the DC Science Writers Association in 1987, and he served as president of the Northern California Science Writers Association before that. Having covered all the sciences for NPR, Richard now focuses on biomedicine and took a leave 2015-16 to write a book about rigor and reproducibility in biomedical research. His awards include a 2010 AAAS/Kavli Science Journalism Award for his coverage of the BP oil spill.