Richard Bednarski

Freelance Multimedia Journalist

Member since Jun 2023

With a background in Anthropology and Photography, I hold a Master’s Degree in Journalism. My storytelling works to not just illuminate the climate crisis, but help distill the complexities of science for the everyday reader. Visual storytelling is a lifelong passion of mine and I draw from my experiences as an archaeologist and a father of two in order to connect with communities.

As a cinematographer, I have helped create two award-winning documentary films, On the Record: A century of Journalism Education at Nevada and Piconland: The Quest for the Perfect Picon Punch, which one Best Nevada Film at the 2023 Dam Short Film Festival

  1. In rewilding a pocket of pristine antelope habitat, volunteers turn to fence removal
    1. https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/in-rewilding-a-pocket-of-pristine-habitat-for-antelope-volunteers-turn-to-fence-removal
    2. This story looks at the value of removing unused fences on a wildlife refuge to help rebuild pronghorn antelope populations.
  2.  Methane: the ugly, bad, and the good
    1. https://www.richardbednarski.com/blog/methane-the-ugly-bad-and-the-good
    2. A brief synopsis of the science behind methane removal.
  3. One Less Car
    1. https://www.richardbednarski.com/blog/one-less-car
    2. A story about why I ride my bike and how cycling is a viable solution to reducing carbon emissions in urban centers.
  4. Fight food insecurity through urban farming
    1. https://www.richardbednarski.com/blog/fight-food-insecurity-through-urban-farming
    2. This story examines how one urban farm is fighting food insecurity.
  5. The Economics of a dark sky
    1. https://www.richardbednarski.com/blog/the-economics-of-a-dark-sky
    2. This story looks into the economic value of dark sky tourism. 

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