Aldemaro Romero Jr. - Communicator
From his time as an undergraduate student until the present Dr. Romero has been very active promoting public understanding of science, environmental awareness, and liberal arts education not only as a writer but also as a producer, director, and/or host of hundreds of radio and TV shows as well as documentaries. He worked as science editor, commentator and/or columnist for the Spanish newspaper El Noticiero Universal (Barcelona, Spain), Radio Nacional de España, Televisión Española, Radio Peninsular de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain), Radio Capital (Caracas, Venezuela), Venevisión (Caracas, Venezuela), The Jonesboro Sun (Jonesboro, Arkansas) and The Edwardsville Intelligencer (Edwardsville, Illinois), among others, and produced, directed, and hosted his own radio shows at KASU (Jonesboro, Arkansas) and WSIE (Edwardsville, Illinois). For his work as science communicator in two languages he has received numerous awards in the U.S., Spain, and Venezuela, including the Feijoó Award by the Spanish Association for the Advancement of Science and other accolades for his science and environmental documentaries. He has also published a number of scholarly publications on the subject of science communication and the promotion of liberal arts education.
Segue Crew: From left to right, Kwame Ross, Michael Cathey, and Wayne Mills (engineers at different stages of the show), Gary Hicks (Executive Producer), Aldemaro Romero Jr., (producer, script writer, and host), Pam Read (coordinator of interviews), Michael Nathe (photographer), Renee Seganfredo (web coordinator), and Wendy Shaw (web master). Picture by Elza Ibroscheva.