Author Profile

Melinda Tuhus

Melinda Tuhus is an independent journalist with 25 years of experience in print and radio, including In These Times, The New York Times, Free Speech Radio News and public radio stations.

She has also reported for online publications including Women’s eNews ( and the New Haven Independent ( She has a special interest in environmental coverage, women’s issues and criminal justice/prison issues. She is based in New Haven, Conn., and has won several state, regional and international awards for her work.