Becky Harlan Becky Harlan is a visual and engagement editor for NPR's Life Kit.
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Becky Harlan

Engagement Editor, Life Kit

Becky Harlan (she/her) is a visual and digital editor for NPR's Life Kit, which brings readers and listeners actionable advice on health, finances, relationships, parenting and more.

Previously, she served as a producer on NPR's video team, creating content for the series "Maddie About Science" and "Future You with Elise Hu"; explainers covering everything from the impact of green roofs in New York City to food deserts in Washington, D.C.; and interview-based videos that create space for individuals to share their own experience on topics like treaty relations between the U.S. and Native Nations and menstruation.

Before she came to NPR in 2016, Harlan was an associate photo editor at National Geographic.

Harlan has an MA in new media photojournalism from the Corcoran College of Art and Design and a BA in art history from Furman University.

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6 tips to help you overcome your fear of flying

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Florist Alexander Campbell shares tips to help you level up your supermarket bouquet. We followed his advice to create this arrangement from grocery store flowers. Photo Illustration by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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How to arrange supermarket flowers like a pro

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"We couldn't agree on a name for the full 41 weeks of my pregnancy," says Diana Opong, host of the Life Kit episode on choosing a baby name, "and so we waited until she was born to look at her face and decide. A day after she entered the world we chose the name Vivica." Photograph by Jessica Peterson; Collage by Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Photograph by Jessica Peterson; Collage by Becky Harlan/NPR

This Brooklyn building is going green--Dan Charles has tips on how to make one's home more environmentally friendly. Dan Charles hide caption

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