About Ronald Bailey

Ron BaileyRonald Bailey is a senior producer at New River Media, an independent television company based in Washington, DC. He is developing Mirror Image, a one hour documentary look at Soviet and American Cold War spy movies. He served for two and half years as the founding producer of Think Tank, the weekly national public television series. His documentaries include Can the States Do It Better?, Affirmative Action In America, and Values Matter Most. Mr. Bailey was the 1993 Warren T. Brookes Fellow in Environmental Journalism at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

He is the co-executive producer and producer of the PBS documentary Faith and Reason, about the relationship between science and religion today. Faith and Reason will air nationally on PBS on September 11, 1998. (Check local listings.)

He is currently editing EARTH REPORT 2000: The True State of the Planet Revisited (McGraw-Hill) and is the author of ECO-SCAM: The False Prophets of Ecological Apocalypse (St. Martins Press, 1993). In 1995, he edited The True State of The Planet (The Free Press,
Other positions include: producer of the national weekly PBS series TechnoPolitics (1992-1993); a reporter for The Tico Times in San Jose, Costa Rica (1990-1991); a staff writer for Forbes magazine (1987-1990); associate producer of the PBS foreign affairs series American Interests (1985-1987).

His articles and reviews have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Commentary, The New York Times Book Review, slate, The Public Interest, Smithsonian Magazine, National Review, The Washington Times, Newsday, and Barron's. He has lectured at Harvard University, Rutgers University, McGill University, University of Alaska, Universite de Quebec a Montreal, the Cato Institute, the Instituto de Libertad y Desarrollo (Chile) and the American Enterprise Institute.