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Kathiann M. Kolwalski


Kowalski is an Ohio-based journalist who reports on energy, policy, science and social issues for Eye on Ohio and other outlets. In the course of her journalism career, she has written more than 750 articles and penned 25 books. She is an alumna of the Harvard Law School and has also spent 15 years practicing law.

Kowalski is an active member and has served as a director for the Society of Environmental Journalists. She also is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the Society of Professional Journalists.

Kowalski’s work has been honored multiple times by the Society of Professional Journalists’ Ohio’s Best Journalism awards. Some of her books have also won recognition from the ASPCA, the Society of School Librarians International, and the National Science Teachers Association and Children’s Book Council. Her journalism fellowships include programs with the Heinrich Boell Foundation, the Marine Biological Laboratory, the Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources, and the CUNY Resilience Fellowship Program.

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Kowalski specializes in covering energy and environmental issues, such as our Eye on Utilities newsletter.

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