David Abel

David Abel is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at The Boston Globe who has covered wars, terrorism, and the environment. One of his first journalism jobs was working as a reporter in a small community in Florida that was once part of the Everglades. Abel’s work has also won an Edward R. Murrow Award, the Ernie Pyle Award from the Scripps Howard Foundation, and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Feature Reporting. He co-directed and produced Sacred Cod, a film about the collapse of the iconic cod fishery in New England, which was broadcast by the Discovery Channel in the spring of 2017. He also directed and produced two films about the Boston Marathon bombings, which were broadcast to national and international audiences, on BBC World News, Discovery Life, and Pivot. His last film, Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys, is now being screened at film festivals around the country. Abel is the film’s director, producer, and co-director of photography.