Ann Hinga Klein Title: Environmental and News Writer Education: Central College, Drake University Location: Des Moines, IA Expertise: climate, the environment, gardening, soil health, regenerative agriculture, health and wellness, human rights Ann is an independent journalist who covers breaking news and writes about the environment, health, and human rights.HighlightsReported on the pandemic for 14 months with a team that earned The New York Times the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Public ServiceReported on climate change and its impact on gardening for Better Homes & Gardens in 2020Reported on environmental technology for the banking and finance industries in 2022 Experience Ann grew up as a faculty kid in a small Iowa town where the farm kids solved math problems better and ran faster than she did, but appreciated her stories. She got her start as a journalist covering blue-ribbon cows and big veggies for her local weekly and went on to complete a master's degree in journalism. She writes and reports on a variety of topics for national newspapers and magazines. Education B.A. awarded magna cum laude in English and Mass Communications at Central College in Pella, IA; M.A. awarded summa cum laude in journalism at Drake University in Des Moines, IA About Martha Stewart Martha Stewart, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, teaches and inspires over 7 million readers a month with tested-until-perfected recipes, elevated home and entertaining ideas, and creative DIY projects. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.