Jury Announced for Young Reporters for the Environment USA Competition

Deadline for Entries is March 15, 2014

02-20-2014 // Anne Goddard

Young Reporters for the Environment USA

The Jury panel for the Young Reporters for the Environment USA was announced today by the National Wildlife Federation. The prestigious panel of professionals possesses expertise in the fields of environmental conservation, sustainable development, journalism, photography, videography and education.

Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) is hosted by the National Wildlife Federation; the program is coordinated by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) worldwide. This year’s deadline for submission is March 15, 2014. The competition is open to students between the ages of 13 and 21. For entry criteria and more information: www.yre-usa.org.

The members of the 2014 YRE USA jury are:

  • Gary Braasch, an environmental photographer and writer
  • Anne Bolen, Managing Editor of National Wildlife Federation’s National Wildlife magazine
  • Mary Dalheim, Editorial Director of two nature magazines for children: Ranger Rick and Ranger Rick Jr.
  • Hillary Esquina, Telly Award- winning Content Producer at National Wildlife Federation
  • Suzanne Garr, a freelance photographer and journalist
  • Sarah Katz-Hyman, a freelance photographer and a student contractor at the EPA
  • Laura Knudson, Education Program Manager at the Green Living Project (GLP)
  • Susan McElhinney, Photo Editor for National Wildlife Federation’s Ranger Rick magazine
  • David Poulson, Associate Director of Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism
  • James A. Rousmaniere Jr., former editor and president of The Keene Sentinel, an independent daily newspaper in New Hampshire founded in 1799.

For a detailed listing of the YRE USA Jury, please go to: www.yre-usa.org.

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