Midwest Energy News is excited to announce the addition of Dan Ferber to our reporting team.

Dan is an award-winning freelance writer based in Indianapolis who specializes in science, technology, health and the environment. He’s been writing for Midwest Energy News since June.

He is the coauthor, with Paul Epstein, MD, of Harvard Medical School, of Changing Planet, Changing Health: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do about It. He is also a correspondent for Science, and his stories have appeared in many national publications, including Popular Science, WiredAudubon and Reader’s Digest.

This position was made possible by a generous contribution from the Energy Foundation.

Contact information for Dan, as well as information on our other reporters and funders, can be found on the About page.

Ken is the director of the Energy News Network at Fresh Energy and is a founding editor of both Midwest Energy News and Southeast Energy News. Prior to joining Fresh Energy, he was the managing editor for online news at Minnesota Public Radio. He started his journalism career in 2002 as a copy editor for the Duluth News Tribune before spending five years at the Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Washington, where he worked as a copy editor, online producer, features editor and night city editor. A Nebraska native, Ken has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master's degree from the University of Oregon. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors.

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