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|"These are great videos, totally essential to the fight to save the planet. These are must-see items for you and your kids. - Harvey Wasserman, Senior Advisor, Greenpeace International||About Envision Environmental Media Center
Envision Environmental Media Center (EEMC) is a Not-For-Profit Corporation with 50l(c)(3) tax-deductible status. EEMC has the chartered purpose of educating the public about environmental issues -- to increase awareness and understanding of environmental matters -- by producing and distributing television programs.
Established in 1995, EEMC has produced, through EnviroVideo, a project of EEMC, more than 200 TV programs, including interview and news shows, specials and documentaries about vital environmental and social justice issues, for a national television audience.
Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman is a series of half-hour TV interview shows hosted by Karl Grossman, a veteran investigative journalist and full professor of journalism at the State University of New York. Through informative discussion Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman explores issues such as global warming; safe, clean renewable energy; sustainability; nuclear proliferation; environmental justice; green technology; biodiversity; over-consumption; environmental pollution and its effect on human health.
EnviroVideo's award-winning documentaries and its television series, Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman, have been broadcast regularly since 2002 on Free Speech TV, a non-commercial, independent satellite television network. Free Speech TV reaches over 37 million homes across the US on DISH Network (channel 9415), on DIRECTV (channel 348) and part-time on 177 cable affiliates in 40 states. FSTV is also streamed live world-wide on the internet.
Many of our videos are available for viewing online at envirocloseup.html, as well as on youtube.com, and other websites.
Contact EnviroVideo at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Advisors
The Board of Advisors of Envision Environmental Media Center includes a spectrum of educators, physicians, environmental leaders and video documentarians. Among the advisors are: Dr. Helen Caldicott, co-founder and president emeritus of Physicians for Social Responsibility; Dr. Michio Kaku, professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York; Harvey Wasserman, author and senior advisor to Greenpeace; Judith Long, an editor of The Nation magazine; investigative reporter Eric Nadler; James Riccio, nuclear policy analyst for Greenpeace; Gary Ferdman of Business Leaders for Sensible Priorities; David Barsamian, author and director of Alternative Radio; Dr. Ralph Herbert, professor emeritus of environmental studies at Long Island University; Jeff Cohen, founder of Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting.
Principals of Envision Environmental Media Center
Karl is program director for EnviroVideo and host of the TV interview show series Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman, seen on Free Speech TV since 2002.
An investigative journalist who specializes in energy and the environment, a long-time TV newsperson, news anchor, and full professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury. He is an associate of the media watch group Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR).
Video documentaries he has written and hosted for EnviroVideo include Nukes In Space: The Nuclearization and Weaponization of the Heavens, Nukes In Space 2: Unacceptable Risks, Three Mile Island Revisited and The Push To Revive Nuclear Power, all of which have received video festival awards. These, as well as his latest television documentary, Star Wars Returns, are available on this web site.
His books include The Wrong Stuff: The Space Program's Nuclear Threat To Our Planet, Cover Up: What You Are Not Supposed To Know About Nuclear Power, and Power Crazy. These and his latest book, Weapons In Space, are available from Amazon.com.
Journalism by Grossman on the nuclearization and weaponization of space has been included six times on Project Censored's annual lists of the ten most "under-reported," "best-censored" stories. Grossman is the recipient of the George Polk, James Aronson and John Peter Zenger Awards. His recent article, Money is the Real Green Power: The Hoax of Eco-Friendly Nuclear Energy, appeared in FAIR.
A comprehensive article titled Getting to Know Karl Grossman by the Press Club of Long Island can be found here
Steve directs the TV interview show series, Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman, seen regularly on Free Speech TV, channel 9415 on the Dish Network since 2002.
Steve has over 25 years of Network and Independent TV production experience. He is the recipient of a Primetime Emmy Award and The Monitor Award. Steve has co-produced, directed and shot five TV documentary features for Envision Environmental Media Center, winning the Gold Award at the WorldFest-Houston International Film and Video Festival and the First Prize for Documentaries at the Long Island Film Festival. His TV documentaries have aired worldwide.
Joan produces the TV interview show series, Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman, seen regularly on Free Speech TV, channel 9415 on the Dish Network since 2002.
Joan has worked as an Independent TV Producer since 1992. She co-produced five TV documentary features for Envision Environmental Media Center that won two first prize and two second prize film festival awards. She is also a Media Consultant to the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom.
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