Juliane Poirier Locke - Managing Editor
Juliane200x250px.jpgJuliane Poirier Locke is an award-winning writer with over a decade of experience writing about environmental sustainability issues. Juliane first teamed up with John Garn in 1998 to write news articles spotlighting green businesses, then went on to pursue freelance journalism and become the author of Vineyards in the Watershed: Sustainable Winegrowing in Napa County (2002) and England’s Jane: The Story of Jane Austen (2006).

On the strength of her second book, Juliane was selected (2008) to be listed in the Contemporary Authors database published by Thompson Gale.

Juliane brings to Community Pulse a passionate interest in sustainability and a reputation for reporting excellence. From the Lake County Board of Supervisors Juliane received a special award (2004) for being “the first journalist to report fairly and accurately” about a controversial water resource. From the California Newspaper Publishers Association Juliane has twice received first place awards (1999, 2001) for outstanding reporting; and for writing and design on behalf of a public library, Juliane received a Public Relations Excellence award (2007) from the California Library Association.

Juliane has served as editor of the St. Helena Star, and served as a consulting science editor for the California Academy of Sciences, and for the Legal Offices of the California Department of Fish and Game. She has contributed articles to: California Wild: Magazine of the California Academy of Sciences; The Pacific Sun; Home Energy Magazine; The Bay Guardian; The Press Democrat; The Napa Valley Register; California Energy Markets Weekly; Wine Business Monthly; Western Growers Association Magazine, and other publications.