Josh Schonwald, Author and taster at the Cultured Meat Presentation

Josh Schonwald is a Chicago-based author whose book, The Taste of Tomorrow, was published in 2012. His work has also appeared in more than 20 different publications, from The New York Times and The Washington Post to Salon and the Chicago Reader.

A graduate of Macalester College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Schonwald has received numerous honours for his reporting. In 2007, his work was featured by Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism and he received the Florida Press Club’s first place award for “Light Feature Writing” for his work at the Miami weekly, New Times. He has also received awards for his sports, outdoors, and agriculture writing, and in 2004, he was named a John J. McCloy Journalism Fellow by the American Council of Germany.

In addition to his work for news organizations, he has worked as a writer for the University of Chicago for several years, where he has covered academic research in the humanities and social sciences for the University of Chicago Chronicle.

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