Caroline Eggers covers environmental issues with a focus on equity for WPLN, an NPR member station in Nashville, Tennessee. Before this, she spent several years covering water quality issues, biodiversity, climate change and Mammoth Cave National Park for newsrooms in the South. Her reporting on homelessness and a runoff-related fish kill for the Bowling Green Daily News earned her awards from the Kentucky Press Association. Eggers studied journalism and creating writing at Emory University and began her science communication career in Washington, D.C. at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry and the American Wind Energy Association. Beyond deadlines, she is frequently dancing to electronic dance music, playing piano or photographing wildlife or her poodle, Princess. She’s from Owensboro, Kentucky.
Beat: Environmental equity in Nashville
This reporter covers the environment, with a focus on equity. They explore issues that dramatically affect people's lives like waste disposal, biodiversity, the Tennessee Valley Authority, state parks, ecology and the changing climate an d it s effects on this region.