David Steves is an editor with OPB's Science & Environment unit. Previously he was the founding editor of EarthFix, an environmental journalism collaboration led by Oregon Public Broadcasting in partnership with six other public media stations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. During its run from 2011-18, EarthFix and its journalists won a variety of honors for their radio, television and digital journalism, including Emmy, RTNDA/Murrow, Society of Professional Journalists, Online News Association, Society of Environmental Journalists and American Association for the Advancement of Science awards.
David previously worked as state capital bureau chief for the Register-Guard newspaper in Eugene. Before that, David worked at the Statesman Journal as a reporter, editor and columnist in Salem.
David earned a bachelor's degree at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.