Poulson re-elected to board of national environmental journalism group

Knight Center Senior Associate Director David Poulson, left, moderates a panel on teaching environmental journalism at the annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Journalism.  On the panel from left are Mark Neuzil, University of St. Thomas; Michael Kodas, University of Colorado; and Don Corrigan, Webster University. Image: Bruno Takahashi

Knight Center Senior Associate Director David Poulson, left, moderates a panel on teaching environmental journalism at the annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Journalism. On the panel from left are Michael Kodas, University of Colorado; Mark Neuzil, University of St. Thomas; and Don Corrigan, Webster University. Image: Bruno Takahashi

Knight Center faculty member David Poulson was recently re-elected to the board of directors of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

Poulson is the center’s senior associate director and represents the academic members of the largest national organization that supports journalists who report on the environment. He has been an SEJ member 25 years and has served on the board for three years.

He has taught at MSU nearly 14 years and was an environmental reporter during a 22-year career as a newspaper reporter and editor.

The International Association of Great Lakes Research recognized him in 2015 for decades of sustained efforts to inform and educate the public and policymakers.

Also elected to the SEJ board:

  • Mark Schleifstein, environment reporter at NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune.
  • Kate Sheppard, senior reporter and the environment and energy editor at the Huffington Post.
  • Gloria Dickie, freelance environment writer, photographer and multi-media journalist
  • Dennis Dimick, retired executive environment editor at National Geographic magazine and picture editor at the National Geographic Society.

 

 

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