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Marsha Walton

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Marsha Walton


Marsha Walton is an Atlanta based science, technology and environment reporter and producer. Along with her stories for NSF, she works on the conservation series "This American Land," a show that focuses on protecting our landscapes, waters, and wildlife. The show airs on public television stations nationwide. She also produces profiles of scientists who have been honored as Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has written for Mother Nature Network, Women's eNews, Planet Forward, and is especially interested in oceanography, global warming and natural resources issues. Whether it is a story on self-healing concrete, or attracting more young women to science and engineering, it is rewarding to cover a beat that plays such a crucial role in everyday life. Marsha worked at CNN for 16 years, covering the dot com boom and bust, the Mars rover landings, and numerous Space Shuttle missions. She worked with CNN meteorologists in the field to cover hurricanes, tornadoes, and climate change. Marsha has degrees from Northwestern University and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.


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