Naomi Arnold is an award-winning journalist. After working as a daily news, columnist and feature writer for five years she turned freelance and now writes full-time for New Zealand and international publications, frequently on health, the environment, and science. She is the founder of Featured, a website that collects the best of New Zealand's non-fiction writing. She has hosted a journalism podcast with The Spinoff, appeared on writing and media panels, reviewed books for Radio New Zealand, and coordinated the Nelson Readers & Writers Festival. She lives in Nelson.