Michael Gold has published op-ed articles for The New York Daily News, The Albany Times-Union, The Virginian-Pilot, The Palm Beach Post, The Bronx Free Press, and other newspapers, focusing on environmental and political issues.
His essay on climate change, “The Heat Is Always On,” appeared in “Thoreau’s Legacy – American Stories about Global Warming,” published by Penguin Press and the Union of Concerned Scientists.
He is also a writer for the “On the Street” column for Examiner Media, a publisher of four weekly community newspapers and The Examiner News corresponding website serving Westchester and Putnam counties in New York’s lower Hudson Valley.
He has written about the Catholic Church’s efforts to address climate change in Westchester, as well as drug abuse, homelessness, recycling, environmental preservation, the war in Ukraine and COVID.
He was a public relations specialist for several large industrial and technology corporations, launching a variety of hardware and software products, and obtaining coverage in a variety of media, from CNN to Business Week.
He is the author of “Horror House Detective,” a fiction book, published by Silverthought Press.
Gold earned a Master’s of Elementary Education from Adelphi University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Binghamtom University. He is currently an M.F.A. student at CCNY.