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Chris Clarke

Joshua Tree
Environment Editor — KCET-TV (Burbank, CA)
Covers:  science, environment, sonoran desert, politics, endangered species, desert conservation, mojave desert, renewable energy, southern california, california
Doesn't Cover: high-end tourism

I'm Environment Editor at I also write on my blog at

What was your first job as a journalist?

I started out in 1989 as a volunteer writer for monthly newsletter of the Ecology Center in Berkeley, CA. Started as editor there in 1992.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but I abandoned them for word processing in the early 1980s.

How is social media changing news?

Making it faster, more democratic, more prone to rumor


Los Angeles Press Club Award

2012 - Advocacy Journalism
Tied for Third Place for a series on the environmental issues facing the California deserts