Dr. Wilson is an international expert in the communication of climate change science. His scholarly research analyzes press coverage of climate change, factors that influence global warming reporting, and public (mis)understanding of mediated science. He spent more than a decade working in television as an award-winning news director, executive producer, anchor, reporter and weather anchor. In addition to his professional experience, he holds a doctorate in geography from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master's degree from Ohio State University, where he was a Kiplinger Fellow and specialized in environmental journalism. He has presented his research in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Brazil, Great Britain, France, Wales and Mexico. His peer-reviewed work has been published in Science Communication, Mass Communication Review, The Journal of Geography, Public Understanding of Science, National Weather Digest, The Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) and in the book Environmental Risks and the Media.