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Journalist Maria Gallucci Touts the Importance of Environmental Reporting


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Science reporting and writing has become the mainstay of award-winning journalist Maria Gallucci.
She feels that factual writing about the environment and in-depth science reporting is important and necessary in a world clouded with concepts of “alternative facts” and “spin.”
Gallucci is a bi-lingual reporter who has had global experience with an emphasis on reporting about energy and the environment.
One of her specialties is reporting about the environmental footprint and issues facing the container ship industry. She currently covers clean energy development and environmental issues in the world of maritime cargo shipping.
Gallucci is a former 2017-2018 University of Texas Energy Journalism Fellow and has worked for Mashable, International Business Times, Makeshift Media and InsideClimate News as a reporter and editor. She also has reported from Mexico City.
She talks with the Spectrum Podcast about science reporting and some of the issues she confronts as a free-lance journalist.
She also talks about ethical issues facing science reporters today.
Gallucci currently is working out of New York City.