Michael English is a nine-time Emmy Award-winning producer and writer who writes and produces environmental documentaries. He came to Maryland Public Television with an extensive background in environmental issues with special emphasis on the politics and history of natural resource management. He covered environmental legislation on Capitol Hill from the House and Senate Galleries from 1981 to 1985 for national publications and news services.
He joined the staff of MPT to write Farm Day, the national, daily agricultural/economics news program, from 1985 to 1987. He later produced segments for the national PBS series MotorWeek, and wrote and produced local short-subjects and non-news public affairs programs for MPT. He began producing MPT’s award-winning Outdoors Maryland in 1991. Recent documentary credits include Citizen Schaefer, Blind Spots, Chesapeake Crossroads, Weary Shoreline, Chesapeake Bay by Air, and The Runoff Dilemma. English is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, the National Press Club, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.