Marla Cone is a deputy editor at CalMatters who supervises coverage of health, science and the environment. Previously she was a senior editor for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, where she led a new initiative investigating Trump administration science policies. Cone also was senior editor/environment at National Geographic, and was one of the editors of the magazine's gender project that was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting. She spent 18 years as the environmental reporter at the Los Angeles Times, where she pioneered the environmental health beat. She has won two national environmental reporting awards, and her book “Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning of the Arctic” was a finalist for a National Academies Communications Award. She taught at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she was the first Hewlett Foundation fellow for environmental journalism.