Jennifer Grayson is an award-winning environmental journalist based in Los Angeles and the author of UNLATCHED: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy (2017 Rachel Carson Environment Book Award winner and 2016 Nautilus Book Award recipient).
Her work has received accolades from renowned figures, including Marion Nestle, UN Women Ambassador Anne Hathaway, and Michael Moss. She wrote two long-running columns for The Huffington Post Green section (Eco Etiquette and Innovation Earth) and her writing has appeared in publications including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. Jennifer’s eco-expertise has also been widely showcased in the media: Slate, NPR, Discovery, Entrepreneur, WGN and MSNBC, to name a few.
Jennifer is also a classically trained soprano with a degree from the New England Conservatory of Music. She began her work in environmental journalism after volunteering for the Obama Campaign in 2008, where she spoke to voters regarding environmental issues. From there, she started her journey blogging about environmentalism and politics.
Currently, Jennifer is hosting her podcast, Uncivilize, to share with the world her journey and discoveries in creating a sustainable urban existence. She seeks to reconnect modern humans with our ancestors and their way of life for millions of years, while incorporating modern innovations (i.e. clean tech), in the quest for a more purposeful life.