Bricker is the editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Prior to joining the Bulletin in May 2010, she was with World Affairs journal, where she launched the publication's website and managed blogs written by top foreign policy experts. Before that she worked for seven years in Prague, where she wrote and edited for a number of publications, including Marie Claire, the International Herald Tribune, Time magazine, Christian Science Monitor, among others. She has reported from Iran, Uganda, and Bosnia, among several other countries. Her journalism degree is from the University of Missouri, Columbia.