Climate Training Impacts with ABC’s Grace Manthey

Six months ago, our center concluded a partnership with ABC Owned Television Stations called "Covering Climate", a ten session training program hosted from November 2022 - April 2023. You can learn more about the partnership in this blog post. We recently reconnected with ABC

December 1, 2023|

Climate Communication Lessons from Dr. Sylvia Earle

I spend a lot of time working with students, journalists, and scientists to support their efforts as climate communicators. To teach them, my colleagues and I draw on research published by experts in the field. I believe in this approach and I also believe

October 3, 2023|

Covering Climate: Bringing in Rural Voices

This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to be the first USC Annenberg Center for Climate Journalism and Communication rural climate reporting fellow.  I spent two months reporting at the Malheur Enterprise, a local newspaper based in Vale, which is a small town in

September 19, 2023|

USC Students Win Honor at International Green Design Competition

Plan for the agricultural center in Historic Allensworth – California’s first town founded, funded, and governed by Black Americans – gains notice for its design that addresses climate threats. Architecture at Zero is a design competition for decarbonization, equity, and resilience, open to students

August 22, 2023|

Dispatch from Antarctica: ocean floor, for sale

At the end of my voyage to Antarctica, which I previously wrote about here, my fellow passengers and I anchored offshore for nearly three days as we waited for weather conditions to improve so we could fly home. One evening, the group planned to

April 28, 2023|

Dispatch from Antarctica: the tiny ocean animal you need to know about

In February I had the opportunity to travel to Antarctica alongside the distinguished oceanographer Sylvia Earle and about 100 other scientists, legislators, artists, community organizers, and philanthropists. Together we experienced extraordinary natural wonders, saw the impacts of human-made warming first hand, and exchanged

April 27, 2023|

“Covering Climate” : An ABC/USC Partnership

In November ‘22, I was excited to help launch Annenberg’s Center for Climate Journalism and Communication first partnership with ABC Owned Television Stations. This training initiative, “Covering Climate” provided instruction to a cohort of 25 journalists across a range of beats in eight

April 14, 2023|

Summer, Cars, and Coding at USC Annenberg

Overwhelming and extremely rewarding are my only words to describe this summer immersion. The session involves the whole cohort of journalism graduate students at Annenberg. Master of Science, Specialized Journalism, or Specialized Journalism and The Arts, everyone. It was scary at first, I knew

October 11, 2022|
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