Chuck M
Writer #6992
Washington, DC
Joined 5/12/2013
4 Star Rating
55 Projects
0 Endorsements
2 Elite Skills
Chuck M. is a veteran Washington, DC journalist specializing in government, politics, energy, environment, national security and homeland security issues. He the co-author of two editions of the acclaimed "Almanac of American Politics" reference book and has written three books dealing with political language, climate change and nuclear waste. He also has been a contributing author to several textbooks on government. His byline has appeared in such publications as the Christian Science Monitor, National Geographic.com and Washington Post. He has done research, writing and editing work for several Washington think tanks.
Science
Government
Politics
Transportation

Specialties

Chuck has been an adjunct professor teaching a college undergraduate writing course. He also has given numerous public presentations on government and politics to organizations and other groups.

Interests

Chuck is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA). His interests include food, popular music and football.

Education

Northwestern University

Chuck received a B.S. from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.

Politics

25 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Chuck is co-author of the 2012 and 2014 of the Almanac of American Politics, considered the definitive reference resource on state and national politicians. He also has written about politics for National Journal and other publications and wrote a 45-page mini-book on the 2012 elections for CQ Press/SAGE Publications.

Government

15 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

As a freelancer, Chuck has been a contributing author to several CQ Press/SAGE Publications textbooks on how Congress works. He has researched and written articles for think tanks, including a 50-page white paper on immigration and border security. He also has written about state government issues for the Christian Science Monitor. Earlier, Chuck wrote about the federal, state and local governments as a reporter for the Albuquerque Journal, Congressional Quarterly and Newhouse News Service.

Science

10 Projects Completed

Chuck is the author of two books dealing with science -- one on climate change aimed at a teenage audience and another detailing the history of the United States' first underground nuclear waste garbage dump. He also has written about related issues for National Geographic.com and other publications.

Transportation

5 Projects Completed

Chuck has written several long features and covered spot news for the American Public Transportation Association's magazine Passenger Transport dealing with local transit agencies and federal transportation policy.

 

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