About Lorna @lornabaldwin
Lorna Baldwin is the Deputy Senior Producer for PBS NewsHour's segment production unit.
Lorna’s Recent Stories
Arts Apr 16How landscape designer Piet Oudolf captures nature’s ‘emotion’
As spring takes hold, sparking thoughts of budding plants and new life, we explore how one of the world’s preeminent landscape designers approaches creating a garden. Piet Oudolf is perhaps best known for his work on New York City’s High…
Nation Apr 11Why the Florida Keys still need support, a year and a half after Hurricane Irma
In March, FEMA ended its temporary housing program for people affected by Hurricane Irma, which slammed the Florida Keys in September 2017. But as rebuilding continues after one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, shelter for survivors and volunteers…
Nation Apr 09On the Fire Line
Nation Jan 18How Americans are stepping up during the shutdown
Four stories about people and organizations making a difference for their communities and furloughed workers.
Nation Jan 15Shutdown takes a bite out of business in South Florida
The gates are open at the Everglades National Park, but with no one to collect entry fees, business is drying up. The partial government shutdown couldn't come at a worse time for the region, which depends on tourists and is…
Making Sen$e Dec 03In rural Appalachia, can health care become the new coal?
Pikeville is a small city of 6,700 nestled in the mountains of eastern Kentucky--a rural area that has struggled to survive the decline of the coal industry. Now, local residents are pinning their futures on health care, which is desperately…
Science Nov 21The Plastic Problem
Politics Oct 29How Florida voters are thinking ahead of Election Day
Florida is yet again proving to be a swing-state election battleground. How do voters in the Tampa and St. Petersburg area see the midterms and other pressing issues? Judy Woodruff talks to five residents, ranging in age and political persuasion.
Science Sep 26Why it will take more than basic recycling to cut back on plastic
In the 70 years that plastic has been around, humans have created 9 billion tons of it -- most of which still exists. Are the existing strategies for tackling plastic pollution -- namely reusing and recycling -- really making any…
Health Sep 25Plastic lasts more than a lifetime, and that’s the problem
Around the world, waves of plastic are washing ashore and clogging landfills. Even though plastic pollution is now one of the largest environmental threats facing humans and animals, our appetite for the virtually indestructible material keeps growing. Amna Nawaz and…