Linda Lowen

Education

B.A. in English Language and Literature, Well College

Introduction

  • Former radio and television broadcast journalist
  • Recipient of the Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women's Political Caucus 
  • Has been featured on ABC's Good Morning America and National Public Radio's (NPR's) Talk of the Nation

Experience

Linda Lowen is an award-winning writer with more than two decades of experience speaking and writing about women's issues and the everyday problems they face.

Linda is a recipient of the 2009 Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women's Political Caucus for her article on gender-biased media coverage of 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. She was also honored twice by Women in Communications with the Clarion Award for Best Women's Issues Programming. Linda also received recognition from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Parenting Media Association.​

As a writer, Linda has written book reviews for Publisher's Weekly, theater reviews for Syracuse.com, and contributed work to Madavor Media's The Writer Magazine and Glacial Multimedia. During her career as a broadcast journalist, Linda created, produced, and hosted women's issues radio and television programs for NPR and PBS station affiliates, including the award-winning talk show ​Women's Voices, which ran for eight years. 

Lowen is a member of the Women's Media Center Progressive Women's Voices program and the National Cancer Survivor's Day Speaker's Bureau. 

 

Education

Linda Lowen received a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Well College, where she graduated summa cum laude.

Awards and Publications:

  • Recipient of the Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women's Political Caucus
  • Has been honored twice by Women in Communications with the Clarion Award for Best Women's Issues Programming

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