Ronnie Greene, Adjunct Faculty
Author and Pulitzer-winning journalist Ronnie Greene, who joins the Science Writing faculty in 2015, is now an investigative reporter with the Associated Press in Washington. He joined the AP in 2014 after three years as a reporter and editor at the Center for Public Integrity, where he was project editor for a Pulitzer-winning series about how the coal industry beat back miners’ claims for black lung benefits. Greene also has served on editing and reporting teams that investigated the Department of Energy, toxic waste sites, and an international trend in worker deaths. Before joining CPI, Greene was investigations and government editor at The Miami Herald, where he was part of multiple Herald teams honored with the Pulitzer Prize or named finalists. His work also has earned an Emmy Award and the Harvard Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, in partnership with ABC News, and awards from the White House Correspondents’ Association, Columbia University, Sigma Delta Chi, IRE and Gerald Loeb. Greene holds a bachelor’s in journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University and, in 2013, received an MA in Nonfiction Writing from Johns Hopkins, where his graduate thesis included excerpts of a forthcoming book from Beacon Press. His first book is Night Fire: Big Oil, Poison Air, And Margie Richard’s Fight To Save Her Town.
He previously taught graduate journalism at the University of Miami and now lives in Northern Virginia with his family.
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