The print version of Earthweek premiered in the San Francisco Chronicle on January 2, 1988, and has since expanded to be published in nearly 100 newspapers worldwide.
Since creating the feature more than 23 years ago, Newman has supervised the production of nearly every issue, including this Web version, which premiered in October 1995.
Steve’s career in reporting on science and the environment for the broadcast and print media spans more than 30 years.
In addition to being a frequent contributor to ABC’s Good Morning America and the Discovery Channel’s Discovery News, he has written about the environment for the San Francisco Chronicle
and the Los Angeles Times
In 1980, Newman established Earth Environment Service, a weather consulting company that provided forecasts and data to agricultural, insurance and media interests worldwide.
Newman is designated a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society and is a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society. He is also a member of the American Geophysical Union, the Union of Concerned Scientists and the National Association of Science Writers.
Steve now lives in his childhood hometown of Sarasota, Florida. Contact
Dan began researching content for Earthweek as part of his duties as an Earth Environment Service meteorologist in 1997. He has over the past decade achieved the uncanny ability to come up with the most interesting and unusual animal and wildlife items you won't see anywhere else. Earthweek owes much of its success to Dan's tireless efforts in that regard. Contact
Judy comes to Earthweek sporting a 20-year career as a journalist and media consultant, along with a reputation for creating compelling content on the Web. Her working relationships with research institutions worldwide bring late-breaking content to the feature. Womack previously worked at Fox Television in New York. Contact
- Managing Editor, Universal Press Syndicate
Sue has edited Earthweek's print content for Universal since 1998. She now supervises the editing of all Earthweek online material before it is published on the Web. Universal Press Syndicate editor Lucas Wetzel assists Roush in that process. Contact
Tami heads up the licensing of Earthweek content at Uclick, the interactive division of Andrews McMeel Universal. Uclick is responsible for distributing Earthweek's interactive map and content to other Web sites. For details on how to bring the feature to your site or blog, just ask Tami. Contact
Earthweek acknowledges the invaluable efforts of David Fowler and Carmen Theriault, who helped shape the feature before their lives were taken from us far too early.