Mountain State Spotlight hires Elbeshbishi to cover energy and environment

Sarah Elbeshbishi has joined nonprofit Mountain State Spotlight to cover energy and environment. She joins from USA Today, where she has worked on Politics Now, as a universal reporter and recently, as politics reporter. Elbeshbishi served as programming chair and chapter president at the Society of Professional Journalists. She interned at NBC News and USA […]

Mountain State Spotlight seeks an economic justice reporter

We’re looking for a reporter who can dig into and explain clearly and simply to all West Virginians the reasons poverty exists in our state, the conditions that keep people in poverty, and the failures — and successes — of programs aimed at helping to reverse the cycle of poverty. The successful applicant will put […]

Mountain State Spotlight seeks a state government watchdog reporter

We’re looking for a reporter who will take Mountain State Spotlight’s coverage in a different direction — one that’s driven by the needs of West Virginians, by a desire to de-wonkify state government and clearly explain how our government affects their lives. This is a nontraditional statehouse reporting position, focused on moving away from a […]

Mountain State Spotlight seeks an environment & energy reporter

Now hiring: Environment and Energy Reporter Mountain State Spotlight, a nonprofit news organization, is looking for a curious journalist to expand our coverage of environmental issues, energy and worker safety and health. In this position, you’ll work to tell the untold stories of West Virginia communities grappling with decades of legacy pollution, a changing energy […]

USA Today hires Soule as Florida government accountability reporter

Douglas Soule will join the USA Today Network in Florida as a statewide government accountability reporter. Recently, Soule was an economic development reporter at Mountain State Spotlight in West Virginia. Before that, he served as a Report for America corps member state watchdog reporter. He interned at The Globe Post and was a participant at […]