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Bio : Louisa Jonas is an independent public radio producer, environmental writer, and radio production teacher based in Baltimore.
work includes a PRX STEM story about periodical cicadas, documentaries about spawning horseshoe crabs and migratory shorebirds aired on NPR\'s Weekend All Things Considered, among others.
Louisa previously worked as the podcast producer at WYPR 88.1FM in Baltimore.
created and produced two documentary podcast series: Natural Maryland and Ascending: Baltimore School for the Arts
The Nature Conservancy selected her
documentaries for their podcast Nature Stories.
has also produced for the Chemical Heritage Foundation's Distillations Podcast and for Big Shed.
Louisa is editor of the book Backyard Carolina: Two Decades of Public Radio Commentary.
She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from University of North Carolina Wilmington.
training also includes journalism fellowships from the Science Literacy Project and the Knight Digital Media Center
, both in Berkeley, CA, and she
received a journalism fellowship through Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
traveled to Toolik Field Station in Arctic Alaska to study climate change.
In addition to her
work as an independent producer, teaches radio production and writing at Howard Community College
in Columbia, MD.
She has worked as an environmental educator and canoe instructor but has yet to convince a great blue heron to squawk for her microphone…she remains undeterred.