SEJournal is the quarterly news magazine of the Society of Environmental Journalists. 

Each issue includes: In-depth stories on hot topics on the environment beat; regular features such as Between the Lines (Q&A with authors of recent books), EJ Academy (a place for educators and students to explore current research on environmental journalism), Freelance Files (how to survive as a freelancer), Inside Story (interviews with and insights of journalists of winning work); Reporter's Toolbox (practical, technical how-to's, from choosing a recorder to using Excel to photography); SEJ President's Report; BookShelf (environmental book reviews).

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To preserve SEJournal's editorial independence, its editorial policies are set by an eight-member editorial board that includes the SEJournal editor, who is selected by the editorial board. The editorial board's other members are appointed to staggered three-year terms by the SEJ Board of Directors. SEJournal welcomes submissions from or about the environmental journalism community; please contact Editor Adam Glenn for details. The current issue is available only to members (and via mail to subscribers); back issues are available to the public and are archived in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. To display or print them, get the free Adobe Acrobat ® reader.


Subscribe to read the current issue. Non-members and non-subscribers can view the Table of Contents of the current issue, Summer/Fall 2015, and read an excerpt.

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  • May 15, 1993

    In this issue: Drawing the line: Ethics determine who reporters are; Parke named executive director; It's all right to care, but play it straight...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • November 15, 1992

    In this issue: The religion thing: When God is green; Doing projects on the cheap ; Second SEJ conference ads speakers...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • August 15, 1992

    Political season: best clue to a candidate's environmental politics is watching for the flip-flops, gaffes and fine print; Terrors of the Earth Summit as experienced by one reporter...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • May 15, 1992

    In this issue: It's academic: graduate programs offer time for deeper insight; Newspapers find readers hungry for more environmental news; One-day workshops can make a big difference...for a complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • February 15, 1992

    In this issue: The tough times: Reporters under assault by critics and economy; Environment radio blossoms but struggles; Environment beat hangs tough in big TV markets...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the the journal cover.

  • November 15, 1991

    In this issue; The first conference: Inaugural SEJ gathering draws 250 to Boulder; Coverage of military contamination in N.J. a textbook example of dogged reporting; SEJ members elect new board, amend bylaws...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • May 15, 1991

    In this issue: War and recession: reporters still optimistic on job security, future; U.S. Senator Tim Wirth, host of experts slated for first SEJ national conference; a reporter's reflections on Kuwait 's devastation; traffic in rare plants and animals; indispensable reference texts; more.

  • February 15, 1991

    In this issue: The advocacy debate: Utne conference yields range of conclusions; risks covering environmental hazards; first annual conference set for Colorado; SEJ co-hosts meeting with East European reporters; the plight of Asian environmental reporters; ethical considerations on the enviro beat; more.

  • November 15, 1990

    In this issue: The Pulitzer stories; Journalists and scientists meet Nov.14 to discuss environmental journalism; Sources help Daily News expose bad water supply; coverage of decline in songbirds, amphibians and trees; and more.