Marcia Kunstel

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Marcia Kunstel has served on The Wilderness Society governing council since 2004. She is currently the secretary of the council.

Marcia, by profession a journalist and author, has operated a remote dude ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with her husband Joe Albright since 2001. She is active in community, conservation and political organizations.

Kunstel worked for the Cox Newspapers chain from 1987-99 as a Washington correspondent and as bureau chief in Moscow and Beijing. Earlier, she was a freelance correspondent primarily covering the Middle East and Africa.

Marcia and her husband co-authored the book "Bombshell: The Secret Story of America's Unknown Atomic Spy Conspiracy," revealing espionage activities at Los Alamos during World War II. They co-authored the 1990 book "Their Promised Land," which traces the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through generations of a Jewish and an Arab family.

Marcia is a 1969 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, which awarded her its Distinguished Alumni Citation for 17 professional achievements in 1999.

She received the Overseas Press Club Award and the Headliner Award, both for foreign reporting.