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SEJ President's Report is the column of the current president of the SEJ Board of Directors, focusing on insights about the profession of environmental journalism, and providing updates about the organization's vision and practices.  For questions and comments, email SEJ President Luke Runyon.


July 15, 2011

April 15, 2011

January 15, 2011

  • SEJ President Carolyn Whetzel explains how a co-worker talked her into joining SEJ in 1994, and convinced her to attend the Provo, Utah, conference. Like many other SEJ members, it was the conference experience that hooked her. Here it is 16 years later, and she's still passionate about SEJ and feels privileged to be serving as SEJ president.

October 15, 2010

  • We SEJ-ers have been bragging for a long time that at any given time, we represent roughly 1,500 members in more than 30 countries. And a few years ago, we helped set up a group like SEJ in Mexico. But the idea that SEJ exists around the world has truly come home this year. Read more from SEJ President Christy George.

July 15, 2010

April 15, 2010

January 15, 2010

October 15, 2009

July 15, 2009

May 1, 2009

  • SEJ President Christy George explains why she's convinced that an awareness of "sense of place" adds a deeper dimension to our reporting. What is nature writing if not an exploration of very particular places? And I mean nature writing in the broadest sense, including writing about PCBs, CFCs, or CAFOs.