Florida Atlantic University


Prior Institutes -- Participants from 2006 to 2009


As the Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment, the program held four weeklong fellowship sessions on the Jupiter campus for  journalists from 2006 through 2009. The fellowship, typically held in the months of May or June, did not take place in 2010 or 2011 but resumes May 21-26 in 2012.


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Past Fellows




Nicole Branan, Freelance Journalist

Brendan Coffey, Freelance Journalist

Jennifer Cunningham, Staff Writer, North New Jersey Media Group

Osha Davidson, Freelance Journalist

Monya De, Freelance Journalist

Dan Dennison, Former Executive News Director, KHNL/KFVE-TV

Lindsay France, Reporter, KAPP-TV

Deborah Fryer, Freelance Filmmaker/Producer, Lila Films

Erica Gies, Freelance Journalist

Trimmel Gomes, Senior Reporter/Host, Florida Public Radio Network

Gregory Harman, Staff Writer, San Antonio Current

Alice Kenney, Environmental Reporter, Environmental Marketplace

Hamida Kinge, Reporting Fellow, Metcalf Diversity Fellowship in Environmental Reporting

Miguel Llanos, Senior Writer/Editor, MSNBC.com

Adam Neal, Associate Local News Editor, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Erik Olsen, Video Journalist, New York Times

Zulima Palacio, Producer/Video Journalist, Voice of America

Bruce Ritchie, Editor, FloridaEnvironments.com

Sharon Stringer, Associate Professor/Communication, Lock Haven University

Stephanie Tavares, Reporter, Las Vegas Sun

Tyler Treadway, Staff Writer, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Lori Valigra, Freelance Journalist

Saadia Van Winkle, Anchor/Reporter, CTV News

Sarah Vig, Associate Editor, The Appalachian Voice

Judy Yablonski, Freelance Journalist




Jeremy Ashton, Reporter, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Ed Bierschenk, Reporter, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Kit Bradshaw, Reporter/Editorial Page Editor, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Emma Brown, Journalism Graduate Student, University of California-Berkeley

Rhituparna Chatterjee, Associate Editor, Environmental Science & Technology Magazine

Karen Cohen, Freelance Writer

Ian Fein, Environmental Reporter, West Marin Citizen

Paul Emanuel Hagey, Journalism Graduate Student, University of Missouri

Christine Hoekenga, Freelance Journalist

Kumari Kelly, Senior Reporter/Columnist, The Orlando Sentinel

Carrie Ann Knauer, Environment and Agriculture Reporter, Carroll County Times

Ryan Lengerich, Government Reporter, Fort Myers News-Press

Dhyana Levey, Reporter, Merced Sun-Star

Kari Lydersen, Staff Writer, The Washington Post

Holly Pyhtila, Producer/Reporter/Writer/Technician, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Bill Retherford, Documentary Producer-Writer, PRC Digital Media

Rachel Ryals, Reporter, High Springs Herald

Julia Scott, Reporter, San Mateo County Times

Laura Silver, Freelance Writer

Claire Taylor, Public Service Reporter, The Daily Advertiser

Sarah Watson, County and Environment Reporter, The News & Advance




Adrianne Appel, Freelance Science Writer, National Geographic News

Theresa Blackwell, Reporter, St. Petersburg Times

Debby Block, Reporter/Producer, Voice of America

Michael Burnham, Reporter, Greenwire

Mike Canan, Martin County Local News Editor, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Jay Cashmere, Reporter/Weekend Anchor, WPTV

Hanna Goss, Technical Writer

Isabelle Groc, Freelance Writer and Photographer

Judith Joy, Features Editor/Farms Editor, Centralia Sentinel

Sara Justica, General and Environmental Reporter, Primera Hora

Mike Lee, Reporter, San Diego Union-Tribune

Ludmilla Lelis, Staff Writer, Orlando Sentinel

Gabriel Margasak, Reporter, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Arlene Martinez, General Assignment Reporter, The Morning Call

Eugene Mulero, Reporter, The Arizona Republic

Alex Nussbaum, Staff Writer, The Bergen Record

Tom Palmer, Reporter, The Ledger

Gerry Rising, Nature Watch Columnist, The Buffalo News

Ed Rodgers, Environment Reporter/Public Affairs Producer, NJN News/New Jersey Public Television

Mike Salinero, Environment Reporter, The Tampa Tribune

Daphne Sashin, Reporter, The Orlando Sentinel

Mark Schrope, Freelance Writer

Pamela Steffey, Producer, The Weather Channel

Chris Young, Reporter, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers




Ana Ceron, Reporter, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Nathan Crabbe, Environmental Reporter, Gainesville Sun

Yvette Hammett, Staff Writer, The Tampa Tribune

Jim Harper, Freelance Writer, Biscayne Boulevard Times

Wendee Holtcamp, Freelance Writer

Steven Johnson, Producer, Veriscope Productions

Tony Judnich, Reporter, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Jeff Kart, Reporter, Bay City Times

Paul Koberstein, Editor/Reporter, Cascadia Times

Megan Nichols, Staff Reporter, Anderson Independent Mail

Timothy O'Hara, Reporter, Key West Citizen

Rebecca Panoff, Reporter, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers

Amie Parnes, Washington Correspondent, Scripps Howard News Service

Trish Riley, Environmental Freelance Writer

Steve Scher, Radio Show Host, KUOW-94.9 FM/Seattle

Susan Soltero, Senior Meteorologist/Environmental Reporter, Univision Puerto Rico

Patricia Villone-Garcia, Anchor/Reporter, CTV News


News Text  

Institute Resources

Scripps Howard Institute on the
Environment and Science 
Florida Atlantic University
John D. MacArthur Campus
5353 Parkside Drive
Jupiter, Florida 33458
Phone: 561.799.8047

Fax: 561.799.8535


School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

Florida Atlantic University

CU 201

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

Phone: 561.297.3850

Fax: 561.297.2615


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