A professor in our department, Joe Treaster, is the chair and editor of a project called “One Water.” It’s an international collaboration among reporters, educators, and multi-media specialists. (Click here for a full list of all the filmmakers, directors, authors and journalists.)
The endeavor builds upon Treaster’s impressive career as a reporter, writer, teacher and environmental expert. Treaster reported for The New York Times for more than 30 years. As a foreign correspondent and domestic reporter for The Times, Mr. Treaster covered wars, politics, diplomacy, disasters, business and every day life throughout the world. (Click here for some of his clips.) He has written three books and dozens of magazine articles for such publications as the Atlantic Monthly, Harpers and Rolling Stone. He also contributes to The Huffington Post, and has appeared on Charlie Rose. One of Treaster’s specialties is hurricanes. He was one of the few reporters from a major newspaper in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck. His most recent book is “Hurricane Force: In The Path of America’s Deadliest Storms.” He also co-authored “No Hiding Place” about the New York Times’ coverage of a hostage crisis. (Click here to check out Treaster’s Twitter feed.)
The One Water project at the University of Miami aims at engaging the media to bring awareness to the global water challenge. One Water has created an international network of journalists and media makers with the purpose of generating the most compelling journalism relating to water, human life and the environment. They’ve won awards at film festivals all over the world.
The site features films, a photo gallery, articles and a blog. One Water publishes articles, commentary, photographs and videos about the worldwide water crisis and pays competitive rates. Click here to submit content. Currently they’re working on a project in Brazil.
Click here to visit the “One Water” Web site.