While with NPR, Willman also shared a Peabody Award for his work on the Lost and Found Sound series broadcast on All Things Considered. He produced and edited the most popular program in the series, documenting legendary radio station CKLW. Willman also produced NPR’s coverage from Littleton, Colorado. As a correspondent he won a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting in 1998 for his CNN Radio series, Broadway’s Dirty Little Secret.
The series detailed environmental problems surrounding the production of Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Broadway. Willman documented the health hazards faced by musicians who underwent a daily onslaught of chemicals from the pyrotechnic explosions that took place during the show. He was the only Environmental Correspondent in the history of CNN Radio. Willman now runs his own production company and reports on environmental issues for a number of outlets. He also lectures and teaches on college campuses on numerous topics, from environmental journalism to diversity in the media. Willman has a master’s degree in Environment and Community from Antioch University and a certificate in Environmental Law and Policy from the graduate school at the U.S.
Department of Agriculture. He serves on the board of a number of environmental journalism organizations, and is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, the National Association of Science Writers and Investigative Reporters and Editors. Willman is also Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Saratoga County Salvation Army. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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