Talking about the Weather: Environmental Journalism & the Challenge of Communicating Complexity

Check out this event from Wesleyan’s College of the Environment!

Join us for a discussion about environmental journalism, led by Meaghan Parker, the executive director of the Society for Environmental Journalists. Lunch will be served; RSVPs requested, but not required.

Meaghan Parker is the Executive Director of the Society of Environmental Journalists. Previously, she was the Senior Writer/Editor and Partnerships Director for the Environmental Change and Security Program and the Global Sustainability and Resilience Program of the Wilson Center, a nonpartisan policy forum in Washington, DC., where she worked for 15 years. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the award-winning New Security Beat, a daily blog covering environment, health and security. She was the supervising producer of the award-winning documentary trilogy, “Healthy People, Healthy Environment,”three short films filmed in Tanzania, Nepal and Ethiopia. She was the lead editor of “A New Climate for Peace,” an online platform and independent study commissioned by the G7 Foreign Ministers. A frequent speaker and moderator on panels about media, she served two terms as the associate board member for SEJ. Before joining the Center, she was Manager of Research and Internal Communications at the Fortune 500 energy company PPL Global, where she researched international investments and renewable energy policy.

Date: Friday, April 5
Time: 12:10 – 1:20 PM
Place: Albritton 311