Joe Menosky is a Star Trek veteran who has served in various capacities – writer, producer and/or story editor – on Discovery, Voyager, Deep Space Nine and The Next Generation. Before working in film and television, Menosky was a journalist. His other television writing and producing credits include Salem, The Dead Zone, Hunter and Alien Nation. He was science editor and reporter for National Public Radio's “All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition," and his articles and essays on the social and political ramifications of science and technology have been printed or re-printed in The Economist, The Washington Post, and M.I.T.'s Technology Review, among others.