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Loretta Williams is a freelance radio journalist based in Los Angeles. She is currently a freelance editor for I See Change, a climate change journalism project that connects citizen observations to science-driven data. She started her radio career in Boston and eventually moved to Washington, D.C. to work as a producer for NPR’s Morning Edition and Weekend Edition Sunday. Between NPR stints she produced and edited science documentaries for SoundPrint and SoundVision Productions. Williams has taught advanced skills in story development, writing, and production to early career journalists, many of whom went on to become regular contributors to national, regional, and local public radio programs. Her work as an editor and producer has been honored with two George Foster Peabody Awards, a Columbia-DuPont Silver Baton, and several other awards.