Nicholas Blackmer

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Title: Fact Checker
Education: Boston University, Simmons University
Location: Freedom, Maine
Expertise: Consumer content on health and wellness

Worked as a reference librarian when the web was new

Has over 20 years’ experience as a researcher in print publishing

Was involved in the development and revision of hundreds of publications

Experienced with content on consumer health, patient education, safety, emergency preparedness, violence prevention, child abuse prevision, substance abuse, healthcare staff training, and parenting

Experience

Nick Blackmer began his information-digging career as a library reference assistant, then worked for more than 20 years as a researcher and fact checker in print publishing before moving into digital publishing. He’s worked on content spanning the human life cycle, from pregnancy to palliative care and many points in between.

Education

Nick received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Boston University and a Master of Library and Information Science from Simmons University. As a graduate student, he honed his research and fact-checking skills at the reference desk in the undergraduate library.

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