Members of the national Society of Environmental Journalists recently elected David Poulson to their board of directors at the organization’s annual meeting in Chattanooga.
Poulson, the senior associate director at Michigan State University’s Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, represents the 1,300-member society’s academic section.
He has taught environmental journalism at MSU for nearly 11 years following a 22-year career as a reporter and editor.
Poulson is the founder and editor of Great Lakes Echo, the center’s award-winning environmental news service, and has been a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists for more than 21 years. The MSU alumnus also organizes and teaches workshops for professional journalists and for scientists seeking to improve communication skills.