Award-winning Environmental Journalist
Leonard Novarro is an award-winning journalist, writer, media consultant, Pulitzer Prize nominee and co-founder of ASIA, The Journal of Culture & Commerce, the Asian Heritage Society and the Asian Heritage Awards. Before co-founding ASIA in 2002, Mr. Novarro covered the Asian community in San Diego for Asia Inc. and several other media outlets in Asia and served as a correspondent for Reuters News Service. His coverage of environmental issues while an investigative reporter in Memphis, Tennessee, earned him the prestigious John J. Finney Award for public service and investigative reporting. He is also recipient of a California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship from USC’s Annenberg School of Communication.