Justin Catanoso

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Director of Journalism Program, Wake Forest University

Justin Catanoso is a North Carolina-based journalist with 30 years of experience in covering climate change, health care, economic development and travel. His current reporting on the impact of climate change, especially in the tropics, is supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in Washington, D.C., and the Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability at Wake Forest. Recent work has focused on the intersection of faith and environment protection. He is now a regular correspondent for, a leading environmental news site online with an international following. Justin’s most recent work was covering the Climate Change Summit in Paris. He is the author of “My Cousin the Saint, A Search for Faith, Family, and Miracles.” He has three grown daughters, Emilia, Rosalie and Sophia.