Linda Platts

Linda is responsible for the PERC web sites, media relations, the national journalism conference, and the media fellows program. She is author of Forest Fires, part of a series of  environmental education books for high school students. She also wrote and produced Square One, a newsletter that introduced grassroots environmentalists to market approaches. She has a bachelor’s degree in history from Connecticut College and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Arizona. Before joining PERC in 1996, she was as a reporter and editor at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, Arizona.

She makes her home in Bozeman with her husband, Ray Ring, and numerous furry pets. In her spare time, she hikes and writes checks to their two children who are away at school.

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