Barry Mitzman

Barry Mitzman
Barry Mitzman is semi-retired from several occupations, including as a Peabody Award-winning public-television producer and reporter, professor of strategic communications at Seattle University, director of strategic communications at Microsoft Corp., and staff writer at The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His writing has appeared in various newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Nation, Washington Monthly, and He is a board member of the Jefferson Land Trust in his hometown of Port Townsend, Washington, where he spends considerable time staring out at the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Recent Essays

Farmers, Physiologists, and Daylight Saving

That advocates of year-round DST persist says something about the evolution of American agriculture and how out of touch we collectively have become with the intractable pulse of nature.