Beat switch for E&E reporter Hiar
Corbin Hiar, an energy and environment reporter for E&E News, will be joining the company’s Climatewire publication where he will be covering how businesses are and are not responding to climate change.
Hiar won the National Press Club analytical reporting award as “sole author of a series on the dangers that lax regulation of oil and gas production in national wildlife refuges poses to animals and surrounding communities.”
Before joining E&E News, Hiar was with SNL Financial working as a power reporter. He has also worked as a researcher at Harvard University’s Safra Center for Ethics. Before that, he was a reporter with The Center for Public Integrity.
Hiar has also served as a news editor at The Huffington Post and as an associate editor at PBS MediaShift. He was also an editorial contributor at The Economist Group.
Additionally, Hiar has worked at UN Dispatch as an environmental reporter and blogger. He also served as a researcher/blogger and as a web intern at Mother Jones and The Nation, respectively. He also has experience working as a cardiology fellowship coordinator at New York Methodist Hospital.
Hiar is a B.A. in international relations and environmental studies from Bowdoin College.