The Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University’s School of Journalism trains student and professional journalists to cover the environment.
The center offers classes and professional workshops for the study and practice of environmental journalism
The center, located on MSU’s East Lansing, Mich., campus, was founded in 1994 when the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation created the nation’s first endowed chair in environmental journalism.
Faculty and staff
Associate director: Dave Poulson
The Knight Center expanded in 2003 when Dave Poulson joined the center as associate director. Poulson previously spent 12 years on the environment beat for Booth Newspapers in Michigan. Contact Dave at poulson AT msu.edu.
Administrative assistant: Barb Miller
Barb Miller has been the Knight Center’s administrative assistant since 1995. Miller received the Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Award in 2002, in recognition of her contributions to the Knight Center. If you have questions about the Knight Center, contact her at mille384 AT msu.edu.