Larry Massett is a senior independent radio producer. His documentaries on a wide range of topics — the oil industry in Louisiana, deforestation in Nepal, retirement communities in Florida, the Sarvoydaya movement in Sri Lanka, elephant trainers in Arkansas, virtual reality in Los Alamos — appear on National Public Radio's All Things Considered and other vehicles.
His documentary about the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research Laboratory, On the Edge of Reason, won the l993 AAAS-Westinghouse science journalism award. His 13-part CPB/Annenberg series on the modernization of China and Japan won an Armstrong Award.
His work has been supported by the National Education Association, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Ford Foundation, the Town Creek Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme, UNICEF, and others. He was a co-founder, and for many years host, of the award-winning documentary series Soundprint.
He has a BA from Oberlin College and an MA from Catholic University. He has worked as Behavioral Sciences editor for Science News magazine, assistant editor for The Washingtonian, and has written for The Smithsonian and other magazines.