Justin Catanoso


Justin Catanoso is a North Carolina-based journalist, Wake Forest University educator, and Pulitzer Center grantee with more than 30 years of experience covering climate change, health care, science, economic development and business. He is the winner of the Science-in-Society Award and N.C. Press Association award for public service for his coverage of fraud in the tobacco industry in the early 1990s. Since 2015, he has been a regular contributor to Mongabay, an international environmental news organization, for which he covers climate change and climate policy. After 13 years as founding executive editor of The Business Journal in Greensboro, N.C., Catanoso is now Professor of Journalism at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. He directed the program from 2011-2016. Wake Forest joined the Campus Consortium in 2012. 

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