Ellen BausbackEllen Bausback, UF ’22

Journalism Major, Environmental Science Minor

TESI Environmental Communicator

(Spring 2020- Spring 2022)

Ellen Bausback is a TESI Environmental Communicator. She enjoys creating engaging content for TESI’s Know Your Florida Instagram, researching and reporting stories for TESI’s environmental newsletter and creating other digital content, videos and campaigns wherever her skills may be needed. She is a journalism major and environmental science minor at the University of Florida. She strives to put her love for science as well as her writing and creative skills to the test to help get Floridians excited and invested in Earth systems science. After graduation, Ellen hopes to pursue a career in science communication or any field that lets her combine her passions to serve her community.  

Read Feature Stories by Ellen:

manateestorymap coverStorymaps Challenge FinalistFrom dog cones to microphones: Wildlife biologists get creative to study endangered Florida bonneted bats

What It's Like To Be An Organic Farmer in Florida

What YOU can do to stop the "Insect Apocalypse"

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Explore More of Ellen’s Work:

Educational Videos

The Insect Effect: Insect Decline and the Future of Our Planet Campaign

Visit the main campaign page here.

Insect Influencer Instagram Informational Sliders

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Insect Influencer Informational Videos

Insect-Themed Event for Kids


Know Your Florida Instagram Posts (See more on @knowyourflorida)

Creative B: Science and Me – Teaching Assistant/Graphics Designer, Summer 2020