Curwood is the Executive Producer and Host of National Public Radio's
Living On Earth. Curwood created Living On Earth in the spring of
1990, and the show has run continuously since April 1991. Living
On Earth's proven track record of fair and balanced journalism includes
its presence in eight of the top ten American markets, reaching
more than a million listeners each week on over 240 affiliate stations
across the United States. Additionally, Living On Earth broadcasts
to nearly 130 countries around the globe on the 400 stations of
the Armed Forces Radio Network. The program has a proven track record
of fair and balanced journalism and has won numerous awards, ranging
from the Edward R. Murrow Award of the Radio and Television News
Director Association to the top documentary award from the American
Association for the Advancement of Science.
with National Public Radio extends back to 1979, when he was a reporter
and host of the weekend edition of All Things Considered. He has
reported on science, politics, and the environment for National
Public Radio, The Boston Globe, and WBUR-FM and WGBH-TV in Boston.
He shared the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service as part of
The Boston Globe's education team. Steve also hosts National Public
Radio's World of Opera and has hosted the Voice of America's Radio
Earthwatch. He was the recipient of 1992's New England Environmental
Leadership Award for his efforts to promote environmental awareness.
Steve's recent reporting
includes a groundbreaking series on chemical compounds that disrupt
the endocrine system and their effects on human health and fertility,
now the subject of the course on Public Communication and Environmental
Change he teaches as a visiting lecturer at Harvard University.
In addition, he serves as thesis advisor for seniors completing
their work in the environmental science and public policy concentration
and is a member of the University's Environmental Committee.
Steve's education includes
an AB degree from Harvard University; he attended high school at
the Westtown School in Westtown, Pennsylvania.
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