Tom Kenworthy is a Senior Fellow at American Progress. He joined American Progress after spending two years as a senior fellow at Western Progress, a regional nonpartisan policy institute in the Rocky Mountain West, where he focused on renewable energy and environmental issues.
Tom spent more than three decades as a newspaper reporter, the majority of that time with The Washington Post and USA Today. He has reported on a wide variety of subjects, including state and national government and politics, Congress, the environment, and the states of the Rocky Mountain West. His longtime specialties were public lands, natural resources, and energy issues, which he covered as a Denver-based national correspondent beginning in 1995. His environmental reporting has won awards from the Society of American Foresters and the Sierra Club. As a policy analyst, Tom has written commentaries and articles for a variety of national and regional publications.
Tom holds a B.A. in history from Cornell University in 1970. He lives in Golden, Colorado, with his wife, Nancy.