Melinda Tuhus has been a staff reporter or independent journalist for the past 25 years, and has won numerous regional and international awards for her work. She focuses on reporting on the environment, women’s issues and criminal justice (i.e., “punishment”) reforms. Based in New Haven, CT, in recent years she has reported from South Africa, Israel/the West Bank, Haiti, New Orleans and the Louisiana Gulf Coast, and West Virginia, the site of massive mountaintop removal coal operations.
Tuhus reports regularly for several Connecticut radio stations and several national radio programs, including Free Speech Radio News, WINGS, and Making Contact, as well as magazines such as In These Times and E, and on-line outlets. Her past work has appeared in the New Haven Independent, The New York Times, the Hartford Courant and the New Haven Advocate.
As of February 14 2018, contributors to Promoting Enduring Peace flagship magazine PeaceNews.org include Medea Benjamin, Amy Goodman, Joseph Daher, Arik Ascherman, George Gantz, Joseph Gerson, Jeff Halper, Conn Hallinan, Kathy Kelly, Ralph Nader, Stanley Heller, Andy Piascik, Melinda Tuhus, and Mazin Qumsiyeh.