Tony Briscoe


Tony Briscoe is an environmental reporter with The Chicago Tribune who has written extensively about issues facing the Great Lakes and the impacts of climate change in the Midwest. Since joining the Tribune in 2014, Briscoe has delved into a broad range of issues, including the complexity of plastics pollution within the planet's largest system of freshwater and the dangers posed by wave phenomena known as meteotsunamis. In 2018, he was selected to participate in the Metcalf Institute's 20th annual science immersion fellowship for journalists at the University of Rhode Island. A graduate of Michigan State University, Briscoe began his career as a breaking news reporter at his hometown newspaper The Detroit News.

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