Whitney Blair Wyckoff

Whitney Blair Wyckoff

Associate Managing Editor

Whitney Blair Wyckoff is Scoop News Group's associate managing editor. Before coming to Scoop News, she was a reporter and copy editor at E&E Publishing, and an assistant producer and editorial assistant at NPR. Wyckoff's work has appeared in the Washington Post, NPR.org, Smithsonian.com, Chicago Public Radio, Chicago Tribune and CQ HealthBeat. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois.

Defense

Agencies unveil 3-D map of Alaska as part of Arctic initiative

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 2 years ago

The portal is part of a White House project to improve coordination of national efforts in the northernmost climes of the globe.

Tech

HHS office announces push to investigate smaller health data breaches

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 2 years ago

One expert said even small breaches can have effects that reverberate across the health care industry.

Tech

Patent office may have paid examiners $18M for hours they didn’t work — IG

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 2 years ago

Though, investigators found that full-time teleworkers clocked in less “unsupported” time per day after the agency launched a new policy for staff who work remotely.

Tech

Bureau of Land Management moves ahead with plans to allow online oil, gas auctions

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 2 years ago

Some environmentalists have raised concerns that holding online auctions could limit public participation, like protests, at the auctions.

Tech

EPA challenges communities to develop air sensor data platforms

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 2 years ago

The contest will help the agency to prepare for the future of regulation, EPA’s chief data scientist said.

Tech

Patent office launches Cancer Moonshot challenge

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 2 years ago

The contest is part of the White House's larger initiative to find new, innovative ways to treat cancer.

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