Karl Grossman, an investigative reporter who lives in Noyac, has been named to the inaugural class of inductees to the new Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame.
Mr. Grossman, who is also a professor of journalism in the Media and Communications program at SUNY College at Old Westbury, will be inducted into the hall of fame at the Press Club of Long Island’s media awards dinner on June 5 at the Woodbury Country Club. The Press Club of Long Island, the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, created the hall of fame to recognize trailblazing journalists, past and present.
Mr. Grossman joins 23 inductees, including Walt Whitman. Mr. Grossman earned an automatic induction as a past winner of the Press Club of Long Island’s Outstanding Long Island Journalist Award.
Mr. Grossman has been a professor at Old Westbury, where he teaches investigative reporting, for nearly 35 years, and has specialized in reporting on issues related to the environment and nuclear technology. He is also the author of books including, “Cover Up: What You Are Not Supposed To Know About Nuclear Power,” “Power Crazy,” and “The Wrong Stuff: The Space Program’s Nuclear Threat to Our Planet.”
Mr. Grossman also hosts the television program, “Enviro Close-Up,” and has written and narrated television documentaries including “Three Mile Island Revisited,” “Nukes in Space,” and “The Push to Revive Nuclear Power.”
Mr. Grossman writes a column, Suffolk Close-Up, which appears in The Sag Harbor Express.