Dan Zukowski

Independent Journalist • Feature Writer • Photographer
Correspondent, Trains Magazine

As a correspondent for Trains Magazine and News Wire, I write about infrastructure, transit, transportation technology and economics. I also report on related Washington and local politics. 

As an environmental journalist, I have written for The Atlantic/CityLab, Sierra Magazine, Hakai Magazine, Mongabay and Pacific Standard. I've been asked to make radio and speaking appearances and have been profiled in several articles. 

I write and publish the weekly Sustainable Transportation newsletter. 

My writing career began as a business journalist for the Ward's family of automotive industry publications, reporting on manufacturers and suppliers as well as consumer, marketing and government issues. My byline has also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News and Newsday.

I often contribute photography to accompany my stories, and my fine art photography has been exhibited in galleries and juried shows in Los Angeles, Maine and elsewhere. 

My career also included corporate communications, where I headed public relations accounts for major international brands, and co-ownership of an award-winning Los Angeles-based video production company with brand-name clients. 

I am a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE) and the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ). 

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