About

I’m a freelance journalist and writer in Houston. Among my interests are law and the courts, media and culture, urbanism, politics, science and environmental issues.

I began my communications career as a U.S. Navy public affairs representative/journalist aboard an aircraft carrier based in San Diego, working in both print and broadcasting. Later, I embarked on a long career in newspaper and online journalism at newspapers large and small in Southern California and Southeast Texas, serving as a reporter, copy editor and online producer. I also was the first Texas correspondent for a national legal news service and covered Houston-area stories as a stringer for an international wire service.

I’m a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society of Environmental Journalists.

You can email me at kenfountain1 (at) gmail (dot) com. You can connect with me on Facebook, Twitter and Google + . My LinkedIn profile is here. My YouTube channel is here. Find my photos on Flickr here. You can also follow Fountain’s Pen on Facebook here.

Copyright © 2010-2015 Ken Fountain. All rights reserved.

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