The University of Chicago’s Neil Shubin, along with Michael Rosenfeld from Tangled Bank Productions and David Dugan from Windfall Films, will share the 2014 Kavli Science Journalism Award for “in-depth television reporting” for their three-part PBS series:
“Your Inner Fish.”

Neil Shubin, center, at the first University of Chicago-MBL Scientific Retreat in February 2014. Credit: Rob Kozloff/University of Chicago

Neil Shubin, center, at the first University of Chicago-MBL Scientific Retreat in February 2014. Credit: Rob Kozloff/University of Chicago

The coveted Kavli awards, administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science since its inception in 1945, go to professional journalists for distinguished reporting for a general audience.

Please see the University of Chicago press release here. Shubin, a fish paleontologist, provides faculty leadership for the University of Chicago-MBL affiliation. His title at the university is Senior Advisor to the President and Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor of Anatomy.