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Society of Environmental Journalist Conference: New Orleans, September 3–7, 2014

Sept. 14, 2014

Our Ted Scripps fellows spent last week in New Orleans, Louisiana, for the 24th annual Society of Environmental Journalists conference. The conference explored themes of risk and resiliency in the state that was battered by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and hit with the BP oil spill in 2010. In addition... Read more »
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Valley Uprising World Premiere: Q&A With Alex Honnold

Sept. 9, 2014

From the Stonemasters to the Stone Monkeys, Yosemite Valley has a storied history when it comes to rock climbing. Greats like Yvon Choiunard, Royal Robbins, and Peter Croft once clung to the granite walls of the Valley, with outlaw climbers like Dan Osman carving out a special spot in history... Read more »
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2014-15 Ted Scripps Fellows Revealed

Aug. 28, 2014

Five journalists have been named Ted Scripps Fellows in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado Boulder, where they will explore topics ranging from small-scale farming to the social ramifications of the oil and gas industry. The nine-month fellowships offer experienced journalists an opportunity to deepen their understanding of environmental... Read more »

2013/2014 Fellow Brian Calvert Heads to High Country News

Aug. 27, 2014

In May 2014, Scripps Fellow Brian Calvert was named Associate Editor at High Country News , which is based in Paonia, Colorado.Read more »

Bear Guerra ('13/'14) Chosen for Mongabay Reporting Initiative

Aug. 26, 2014

In April 2014 photojournalist Bear Guerra , a 2013/2014 Scripps Fellow, and his wife, radio producer Ruxandra Guidi , were selected for a Special Reporting Initiative by , the non-profit arm of environmental science web site . Their project for Mongabay will look at climate change and community... Read more »

Former Fellow David Phillipps Wins Pulitzer Prize

Aug. 25, 2014

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting was awarded to 2011/2012 Scripps Fellow David Philipps of the Colorado Springs Gazette for "expanding the examination of how wounded combat veterans are mistreated, focusing on loss of benefits for life after discharge by the Army for minor offenses." His prize-winning series "Other... Read more »

Rust: The Longest War to Hit Stores This Spring

Aug. 24, 2014

2010/2011 Scripps Fellow Jonathan Waldman’s book, Rust: The Longest War , will be published by Simon and Schuster in the spring of 2015.Read more »

Florence Williams' Book Named Breast in Show

Aug. 23, 2014

2007/2008 Scripps Fellow Florence Williams' book, Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, was named one of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2012 .Read more »

Fellow Employment Updates From 2013­–2014

Aug. 22, 2014

In December 2013 Tasha Eichenseher, a Scripps Fellow in 2011/2012, took over as senior editor at Yoga Journal in Boulder, Colorado. In 2013 Kari Lydersen, a Scripps Fellow in 2011/2012 published Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago’s 99% . In 2014 she published Closing the Cloud Factories:... Read more »