Amy Martin

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Amy Martin is the founder and executive producer of Threshold, a public radio show and podcast that tackles one pressing environmental issue each season. Launched in 2016, Threshold has received a Peabody Award nomination, a national Edward R. Murrow Award, and a citation from the Overseas Press Club among other honors. Amy is also the founder of Auricle Productions, an independent, nonprofit journalism organization, which serves as the home for Threshold. In 2020, Auricle Productions added a second show, Threshold Conversations, featuring interviews with environmental thought leaders. Amy’s reporting has been heard on All Things Considered, Reveal, Here and Now, The World, The Takeaway and other programs. In 2016-17, Amy was a Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She gave a TEDx talk at the University of Montana in 2015. Amy was raised on an Iowa farm. She grew up listening to NPR on WVIK fm, the same station where she later got her first job in radio. She studied philosophy at Augustana College.

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