Advisory Board Bio: Richard Salit

Rich_SalitRichard Salit, Metcalf Institute’s journalism co-director, has been a reporter for The Providence Journal since 1994, where he has covered a wide range of environmental and healthcare issues.

He writes the Journal’s weekly Environmental Journal column focusing on everything from wastewater treatment and land conservation to coastal erosion and climate change. Salit has won numerous Rhode Island Press Association awards for news, business, health, environment and features writing.

He received a B.A. in English with a concentration in journalism and creative writing from the State University of New York at Binghamton.