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David Hume Baron, American Science journalist. Ted Scripps fellow in environmental journalism, U. Colorado, 1998-1999; recipient National Medical Reporting award American Medical Association, 1992, National Science Reporting award American Association for the Advancement of Science-Westinghouse, 1991, 94, 98, Public Communications award American Society Microbiology, 1996; Corporation Public Broadcasting grantee, 1990.


Baron, David Hume was born on March 31, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Hillel and Irma (Frankel) Baron.


Bachelor of Science in Physics and Geology, Yale University, New Haven, 1986.


Freelance science reporter British Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Broadcasting Company, Cable News Network, ABC (Australia), Boston Globe, since 1985. Science reporter WBUR-FM, Boston, 1987—1995. Knight science journalism fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989—1990.

Science writing fellow Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, 1991. Science reporter National Public Radio, 1996—2000. Global development editor The World.

Member advisory board Radio and television News Directors Foundation, Environmental Journalism Center, Metcalf Institute Marine and Environmental Reporting, University Rhode Island.



Member Association Inds. in Radio, National Association Science Writers, Society Environmental Journalists.


Charles Hillel Baron

Irma (Frankel) Baron