Linda Lowen

Introduction

  • Former radio and television broadcast journalist
  • Recipient of the Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women's Political Caucus 
  • Has been featured on ABC's Good Morning America and National Public Radio's (NPR's) Talk of the Nation

Experience

Linda Lowen is a former writer for ThoughtCo writing about women's issues for more than six years. Linda is an award-winning writer with more than two decades of background in speaking and writing about women and the everyday problems they face. She wrote nearly 100 articles over the course of her relationship with ThoughtCo.

Linda is a recipient of the 2009 Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women's Political Caucus for her article on gender-biased media coverage of 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. She was also honored twice by Women in Communications with the Clarion Award for Best Women's Issues Programming. Linda also received recognition from the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Association and the Parenting Media Association.​

As a writer, Linda has written book reviews for Publisher's Weekly, theater reviews for Syracuse.com, and contributed work to Madavor Media's The Writer Magazine and Glacial Multimedia. She is a writing coach, offering workshops through her business, Always Wanted to Write and the Syracuse YMCA. During her career as a broadcast journalist, Linda created, produced, and hosted women's issues radio and television programs for NPR and PBS station affiliates including the award-winning talk show, ​Women's Voices which ran for eight years. 

Lowen is a member of the Women's Media Center Progressive Women's Voices program and the National Cancer Survivor's Day Speaker's Bureau. 

 

Education

Linda Lowen received a Bachelor Arts (B.A.) degree in English Language and Literature from Well College, where she graduated summa cum laude.

 

Awards and Publications

 

  • Recipient of the Exceptional Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women's Political Caucus
  • Has been honored twice by Women in Communications with the Clarion Award for Best Women's Issues Programming

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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