Whitney Blair Wyckoff is an assistant editor at U.S. News and World Report. Previously, she was the associate managing editor of Scoop News Group, a trade publication group that covers government information technology. Wyckoff has received a National Bronze Award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for an article on FDA research into innovative prosthetics testing techniques as well as the organization’s Young Leaders Scholarship, an honor recognizing promising young editors. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, NPR.org, the Chicago Tribune, SmithsonianMag.com, Chicago Public Radio and the Los Angeles Times. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Wyckoff was vice president of the local ASBPE chapter, and she is a member of the Online News Association and the D.C. Science Writers Association.