storytelling

Headshots of the 2021-22 Planet Forward Comcast NBCUnivesal Storytelling Fellows

Meet our Fellows (clockwise, from top left): McKenzie Allen-Charmley, Jelina Liu, Erich Eberhard, and Jennifer Cuyuch.

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The four Fellows will create mini-documentaries on the frontlines of sustainability to be screened to an audience of academics, professionals, and students in the fields of science and communication at the 2022 Planet Forward Summit.
Staff fill boxes with food at Pittsburgh area food bank

As the need for food continued to grow during the pandemic, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank called on the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and opened an additional, temporary food box packing site. Food access, food security, nutrition, and environmental justice challenges are among the topics our fellows will explore in their stories this summer. (Melissa Murray/Creative Commons)

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Four students will produce stories at the nexus of food security, agriculture, and nutrition, and work under the guidance of GW’s National Geographic Professor of Science Communication, Lisa Palmer.
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Our 2021 Summit event hosted some of the most compelling guests — and conversations — we've ever had. Whether you want to re-watch a portion, or check out the entire event, we have all the info here.
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When we find ourselves caught in a spiral of bad news, it can be difficult to do anything but shut down. We spoke with environmental communication professor Dr. Joanna Huxster about ways to avoid apocalyptic rhetoric and opt for hope.
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The pandemic has forced us to reconsider our relationship with the planet we call home. We sat down with global explorer and sustainability travel pioneer Sven Lindblad to discuss what it’s going to take to get back out in the world.

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Former Planet Forward Correspondent and 2017 Storyfest Winner Sydney Greene shared her experience for graduates starting their careers in uncertain times.
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Mississippi
Planet Forward founder Frank Sesno shares what motivated him to transition from CNN stalwart to champion and educator of the next generation of environmental storytellers.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Our founder reflects on the evolution of Planet Forward, and celebrates where we are now — thanks to people like you!
Sewanee: The University of the South
Faced with the daunting reality of water inaccessibility in rural Tennessee, Sewanee senior Haley Tucker turns to storytelling as a solution.
George Washington University
In the final piece of our Alaska series, watch this video and hear about the connections made with those in Alaska using different types of storytelling, and how we might find our own stories.

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