Published: Aug. 21, 2019

Fellows at Old Main

A new class of fellows will dig into issues ranging from water scarcity to the environmental impact of meat production through the University of Colorado Boulder’s Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism program.

The five fellows selected for the 2019-20 class include nationally-known authors, as well as magazine and radio journalists. Their work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, National Public Radio and more.

The 2019-20 fellows:

  • Sarah Craig has reported about climate migration, water scarcity and water quality issues in California’s Central Valley as a radio journalist and documentary photographer. Her work has been featured on NPR’s Marketplace, Grist and the Bay Area’s KQED. 

  • Joe Fassler was the deputy editor of The New Food Economy, an independent nonprofit newsroom covering the economics, politics and culture of food. He has also been a longtime contributor to The Atlantic’s “By Heart” series.

  • Antonia Juhasz is the author of three books: Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill, The Tyranny of Oil and The Bush Agenda. Her reporting on the fossil fuel industry has appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times, L.A. Times, Harper’s Magazine, Newsweek, and The Atlantic, among other outlets. 

  • Jori Lewis has reported on science, the environment, agriculture and sustainable development as an independent journalist based in Senegal. Her work has been published in Discover Magazine, Pacific Standard and Hakai magazine, among others. 

  • Sharon Udasin was a reporter for The Jerusalem Post in Israel, where her pieces on water politics, the natural gas sector and renewable energy earned her a Pratt Prize for Excellence in Israeli environmental journalism.

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