Margie supports NERSC by communicating the mission and accomplishments of the center to press, stakeholders and the public through writing science stories, managing Web content and fielding press inquiries.
She was previously a journalist, most recently for the Newhouse News Service, where she served as national correspondent for science and technology. Prior to that, she was an assistant business editor for technology at the San Jose Mercury News. Between her journalism career and the Lab, she also served a stint at a marketing firm.
By virtue of being in the right place at the right time, she has also had great fun appearing in broadcast television coverage of e-mail privacy on CBS 60 Minutes and Internet privacy in a PBS Frontline documentary, as well semi-regular appearances on Silicon Spin, a program produced by the dearly departed TechTV cable channel.