E&E News has hired Sara Schonhardt as its international climate reporter.
“Not only is the focus on the environment ascendant, but so too the recognition that it is truly a global issue,” she wrote on Twitter.
Schonhardt has been managing Editor for Internews’ Earth Journalism Network since December 2019, working with journalists around the world to develop and produce stories that look at the human impacts of climate and environmental change.
She worked for nearly eight years in Indonesia for outlets such as The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Voice of America and The Wall Street Journal, where she was a staff reporter until 2017. In the fall of that year, she traveled to Guatemala through a fellowship with the International Reporting Project to document how women were responding to climate and environmental change.
Schonhardt has also freelanced for a small newspaper in Rappahannock, Virginia, a rural county struggling to conserve its natural setting while also achieving economic sustainability.