Sharon Hill is a science writer and speaker known for her research into the interaction between science and the public, with a focus on education and media topics. Hill’s research has dealt particularly with topics of the paranormal, pseudoscience, and anomalous natural phenomena. She works as a geologist in Pennsylvania.
Hill is the founder of Doubtful News, a news site that links synopses and commentary to original news sources, as well as provides additional information to assess critically the claims made in the media. Hill is a contributor to the Huffington Post blog and has appeared in written and podcast media discussing related topics. She writes the Sounds Sciencey column for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI),has contributed reports and articles to Skeptical Inquirer and Skeptical Briefs and contributed to various skeptical, science and paranormal blogs.