Monday, January 14, 2008

Steve Curwood: "Living On Earth" Public Radio Show

Steve Curwood, left, is Executive Producer and Host of "Living on Earth," a prize-winning weekly environmental radio program. Steve created the first pilot of Living on Earth in the Spring of 1990, and the show has run continuously since April, 1991. Today, "Living on Earth" with Steve Curwood is aired on Public Radio International (PRI). Steve's history includes a relationship with NPR that goes back to 1979 when he began as a reporter and host of Weekend "All Things Considered." He also hosted NPR's "World of Opera." Steve has been a journalist for more than 30 years with experience at NPR, CBS News, the Boston Globe, WBUR-FM/Boston and WGBH-TV/Boston. He shared the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service as part of the Boston Globe's education team.

Steve Curwood is also the recipient of the 2003 Global Green Award for Media Design, the 2003 David A. Brower Award from the Sierra Club for excellence in environmental reporting and the 1992 New England Environmental Leadership Award from Tufts University for his work on promoting environmental awareness. He is president of the World Media Foundation, Inc. and a Lecturer in Environmental Science and Public Policy at Harvard University. He lives in Southern New Hampshire on a small woodlot with his wife Jennifer and children Noah and Amira, and loves whatever time he can get with his adult progeny, Anastasia and James. (More)

Jeff Young produced a show on the South Carolin presidential primary for "Living on Earth" called "Black Voters, Green Issues." The transcript and broadcast are at the link.

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