Kenrick Vezina

Freelance Contributor


University of Vermont

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Consumer Technology

Emerging Technology

Web Development


  • Science/technology writer since 2009, published in MIT Technology Review, National Geographic, and How We Get to Next and many others
  • Educator: co-designed an online course for MIT's MOSTEC program for high school students, frequently contributes articles to EBSCO publishing's educational materials
  • M.S. in Science Writing from MIT



In addition to a lifetime of informal experience as a tech nerd, Kenrick is a professional science communicator who has worked with publications ranging from MIT Technology Review to How We Get to Next to National Geographic.

He’s served as the second-in-command on the Oceans at MIT and Genetic Literacy Project websites, where he combined writing, editing, and front-end web development. He also co-designed and frequently teaches for the MIT MOSTEC Science Writing Program, an online summer science writing course for advancing high school seniors.

He was hand-picked to revitalize the summer science program at a Boy Scout Camp, and has been known to get bitten by snakes for the sake of education; they were harmless and just babies.


Kenrick received a B.A. in zoology from the University of Vermont. In his final year, he decided to pursue writing instead of pure science, and was invited to an advanced journalism course that kick-started his current career.

A few years later, he joined MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing and graduated with an M.S. in science writing in 2011.

A Message from Kenrick Vezina

Seeing someone 'get it' is the best feeling one can get as an explanatory writer. I know not everyone gets the same satisfaction out of digging through a Settings window as I do, and I'm happy to figure out the tricky stuff so you can just enjoy your tech.

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