Outreach and Engagement Workshop
Investigative journalist who focuses on environment and public health issues for the Chicago Tribune, Michael Hawthorne will participate in the Outreach and Engagement Workshop of Summit Session 2 on October 9, at 10:45am central time.
Michael Hawthorne’s Biography
Michael Hawthorne is an investigative journalist who focuses on environment and public health issues for the Chicago Tribune. He was part of a Pulitzer-finalist team that exposed how the tobacco and chemical industries waged deceptive campaigns to fill American homes with toxic, ineffective flame retardants.
A native of downstate Illinois, Hawthorne joined the Tribune in 2004 after covering the environment and state politics in Ohio, Illinois and Florida.