St. John hired by the AP to cover climate solutions

Former Business Insider autos reporter Alexa St. John has been hired by the Associated Press to cover climate solutions. She wrote on Twitter: It’s a privilege to be able to cover a beat this vital and dynamic, and to have the opportunity to learn from such an impressive group of reporters and editors. So excited to […]

LA Times launches new climate section with more than a dozen journalists

The following was sent out from The Los Angeles Times: Wildfires. Sea-level rise. Extreme heat. Drought. California is already dealing with the consequences of climate change, and our state’s future will be defined by how we adapt. To better cover this vital story, the Los Angeles Times is launching a new Climate California section. You […]

Williams to cover climate crisis for Bloomberg Opinion

Lara Williams, a social media editor for Bloomberg Opinion, will now be covering the climate beat. Previously, she was a journalist at research and design agency UX Connections in London. Williams interned at Tindle Newspapers Ltd. and Grazia Magazine. Williams has a B.A. from the University of the Arts London and a M.A. from City […]

Covering Climate Now talking with freelance climate reporter Niranjan

Covering Climate Now deputy director Andrew McCormick spoke with Ajit Niranjan, a freelance climate correspondent and contributor to Deutsche Welle. How did you become interested in climate journalism? Was there a specific moment when you came to feel passionate about climate change? I actually wasn’t always someone who clicked on climate stories. I was interested […]

Oxford Climate Journalism Network awarded funding by Laudes Foundation

The following excerpt was sent out: The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is delighted to announce the Oxford Climate Journalism Network (OCJN) has been awarded funding by Laudes Foundation to continue its vital work into its second year of operations. The £435,000 grant by Laudes Foundation will enable the OCJN to sustain its operations until the end […]

Weise joins the climate team at Politico Europe

Zia Weise, an assistant news editor at Politico Europe, will be joining the climate team as a reporter in August. Weise has also freelanced for Newsweek, The Atlantic, The Guardian, NPR and others. She worked various news desk shifts at Express Newspapers. In 2016, she was a Rory Peck Trust HEFAT grantee and a finalist […]