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Sam Eaton

Correspondent, Scripps News Longform
New York, NY US
Scripps News Correspondent/Filmmaker focussing on documentary and long form news docs.


Sam Eaton is National Correspondent for EW Scripps’ 24-hour national news network, Scripps News (formerly Newsy). His reporting and documentary films from the US and beyond focus on climate change, the environment, and the communities struggling to adapt to a rapidly warming planet. Before that Sam was the founding Senior Reporter for sustainability coverage at Marketplace, a Pulitzer Center grantee, and a contributing Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour, The Nation magazine, and PRI’s The World. His reporting and filmmaking have taken him to more than two dozen countries around the world. Sam’s films have screened at Washington DC’s Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, DOC NYC, The World Economic Forum, and the United Nations Secretariat. He is a three-time winner of the Society of Environmental Journalists Awards for Outstanding Beat Reporting and Outstanding Investigative Reporting in a large market and is currently serving on the SEJ Board of Directors.

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