Wendy Becktold

Managing Editor

Wendy Becktold is managing editor at Canary Media. She was formerly story editor at Sierra magazine, where she edited articles on everything from the circular economy to agriculture in Iowa, and wrote stories at the intersection of activism, gender equity, and climate change. 

She got her start in journalism writing a column about how to repurpose old and broken household items into new and useful things. She lives with her family in Berkeley, California where she enjoys cooking, reading and playing soccer. She is really into her cats.