Media

Dr. Jones has been quoted and interviewed countless times in publications and news outlets from around the globe. Here you will find are a few recent and notable such interviews and articles. (NOTE: For media requests, please complete the form on the Contact page indicating a request for interview.)

NPR, April 17, 2018
“Prepping for ‘The Big One’ And The Inevitability of Natural Disasters”

Good Morning America, April 16, 2018
“Seismologist discusses how natural disasters shape us”

ABC 7 News, April 13, 2018
“Dr. Lucy Jones discusses impact of world disasters in new book ‘The Big Ones'”

Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2018
“The Big One is Coming to California, Seismologist Lucy Jones Says Cheerfully”

Seattle Times, March 17, 2018
How to survive the Cascadia Earthquake? Tips from Seismologist Lucy Jones ‘the Beyonce of earthquakes'”

Los Angeles Times, June 13, 2017
“Signs of Past California ‘Mega-quakes’ Show Danger of the Big One on San Andreas fault”

ABC 7 News, May 30, 2017
“Dr. Lucy Jones Discusses Importance of Early Warning Earthquake System”

Los Angeles Times, May 27, 2017
“Californians Need to Be so Afraid of a Huge Earthquake That They Take Action, Scientists Say”

Daily Mail, May 25, 2017
“California’s ‘Big One’ IS going to happen no matter how much people deny it, warns earthquake expert”

KPCC, May 22, 2017
“Lucy Jones’s Doomsday Earthquake Scenarios Will Terrify You — That’s the Point”

Los Angeles Times, May 13, 2017
“Earthquake Denial Gets a Lot Harder When You Stand on Top of the San Andreas faults”

Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2017
“Scientists Are Marching en masse on Earth Day Because We Believe Reality Matters”

Los Angeles Times, March 8, 2017
“On International Women’s Day, Here Are 8 L.A. Women You Should Know”

ABC 7 News, September 6, 2016
“Seismologist Lucy Jones Provides Preparedness Tips For Next Big Quake”

NPR, April 2, 2016
“‘Earthquake Lady’ Says We Need Better Buildings”

Larry King Now, March 30, 2016
“Earthquakes: Waiting for the Big One with Dr. Lucy Jones”

The New York Times, March 19, 2016
“Lucy Jones: Saving Lives on Fault Lines”

Los Angeles Times, March 18, 2016
“Lucy Jones is leaving her job – to shake up more than just earthquakes”

Pasadena Star News, March 18, 2016
“Why Lucy Jones’ retirement might just save thousands of lives during earthquakes”

From the Congressional Record, March 14, 2016
“Tribute to Dr. Lucile M. (Lucy) Jones”

The Brown Alumni Monthly profile, May/June 2015
“Tectonic Shifts”

Other Press

Wired, 2014
“The Woman on a Quest to Protect L.A. From the Next Big Quake”

LA Downtown News, 2014
“The Mayor and Preparing for the Big One”

LA Times, 2014
“Worried about the Big One, L.A.? So’s Lucy Jones, but she’s doing something about it”

LA Magazine, 2011
“Shock Absorber”

Smithsonian, 2012
“Meet Lucy Jones, ‘the Earthquake Lady'”

Newsweek, 2007
“Women Leaders’ Success Secrets”