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Don Corrigan, senior editor, writer, reporter, and co-founder. He is an outdoor adventurer, nature lover, and environmental enthusiast.
Don is the editor and co-publisher of the St. Louis area community newspapers – Webster-Kirkwood Times, South County Times, West End Word – and has served more than 30 years as a professor of journalism at Webster University in St. Louis. He has reported for his newspaper group from Russia, Bosnia, Northern Ireland and Vietnam. He is a contributing writer to St. Louis magazine, and a frequent writer for St. Louis Journalism Review, where he has served on that publication’s editorial board for more than 25 years. He was also an investigative reporter for the late Jack Anderson in Washington, D.C.
Corrigan’s work in outdoor and environmental journalism has earned him numerous awards, including an Achievement Award from the Great Rivers Environmental Law Center, and a 1988 Gannett Foundation Writing Award for Environmental Reporting about nuclear energy issues. As a journalism professor, he has also won numerous awards, including a Messing Research Award in 1990, the Kemper Outstanding Teacher Award in 1994, and the Presidential Faculty Scholar Award in 1998.
Don has published several books, including “Show Me…Natural Wonders,” a meditation of selected nature sites in Missouri; “Show Me… Nature’s Wrath,” a look at Missouri’s harshest weather and natural disasters; and his newest book, “Environmental Missouri: Issues and Sustainability,” a comprehensive guide to local and state environmental issues. He has published additional books on the practice of journalism.
For more on Don’s bio, awards, and additional book list visit, www.into-nature.com
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