About

Daniel Ackerman is an award-winning science journalist, specializing in the environment. Most recently, he covered climate change solutions for Gimlet Media’s How to Save a Planet. His audio stories have aired on NPR, Marketplace, and 99% Invisible. His writing appears in National Geographic, The Washington Post, andĀ Scientific American. Daniel’s work was awarded first place in Audio Scripting from the Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) for his story about industrial lubricants (more exciting than you thought!), and first place in Best Use of Sound from the PMJA for his story about a centuries-old wine making tradition that crossed the Atlantic. Daniel holds a PhD in climate change ecology. Daniel has reported from the bottom of a sinkhole and interviewed heads-of-state, though not at the same time.

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