Steve Curwood, host of NPR's “Living on Earth”


Steve Curwood

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Steve Curwood is the executive producer and host of National Public Radio’s “Living on Earth” which has been running continuously since April 1991 and is aired on more than 300 NPR affiliates in the USA. In 1979 he began as a reporter and host of Weekend All Things Considered. He has been a journalist for more than 20 years at NPR, the Boston Globe, WBUR-FM/Boston, and WGBH-TV/Boston. He shared the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service as part of the Boston Globe’s education team.
“Living on Earth” awards include the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio and Television News Directors Association, the New York Festivals Award, a CINDY Award, and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters Community 
Program Awards.

Curwood is also the recipient of the 2003 Global Greens Award and the 2003 David Brower Award given by the Sierra Club for his creation of Living on Earth. He also received a 1992 New England Environmental Leadership Award for his work on promoting environmental awareness. He is the host of NPR’s World Of Opera, president of the World Media Foundation, Inc., and a lecturer in Environmental Science and Public Policy at Harvard University.