Aleszu Bajak

Full-stack Science Journalist

Aleszu Bajak is a journalist covering science, energy, the environment, and health across the Americas. He's the founder and editor of, a resource for science news out of Latin America. He is also the editor of Esquire Classics, a project from Esquire adding new life to stories from the magazine's 82-year archive. In 2013 he was awarded a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at M.I.T. where he explored the interface between journalists, designers and developers. He now teaches journalism at Northeastern University's Media Innovation program and edits, an under the hood guide to digital storytelling. Before freelance reporting from Latin America, he worked as a producer for the NPR talk show Science Friday. He writes for Esquire, Nature, Science, New Scientist, and, among other outlets.