Kathleen Masterson

Assistant Managing Editor, Climate and Environment

Kathleen Masterson is a multimedia journalist who has reported on science, environment and agriculture for more than a decade.

Kathleen began her journalism career working at NPR as a producer for the science desk. She edited science and health news and reported on topics including human evolution, air pollution, psychiatric diagnoses and health care policy. In addition, Kathleen produced an NPR series covering universities’ failure to provide justice for campus rapes, which won a Peabody Award.

Kathleen went on to work as an agriculture reporter for Harvest Public Media, a public radio project in the Midwest, and later as an energy/environment reporter for the New England News Collaborative. While working for Vermont Public Radio, she won a national Edward R. Murrow award for her story covering the wave of immigrants fleeing the U.S. to seek asylum in Canada by walking through the woods.

She is driven to tell stories that embrace the intersection of humanity, environment, health and community.

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