Miranda Green is a Los Angeles based investigative climate reporter and editor at Floodlight News. She reports on the environment, energy and politics and frequently writes for national publications including The Washington Post, New York Magazine and The New York Times. Previously she reported from Washington, D.C. for 7 years on climate and politics as a staff reporter at CNN, The Hill, The Daily Beast and Scripps News.
Her recent work includes an investigation into Lincoln Project founder John Weaver’s lascivious conversations with young men he hired, an exclusive interview with the family of Ashli Babbitt–a San Diego woman shot and killed during the U.S. Capitol insurrection, reporting on the future of ‘Lithium Valley’ and the environmentally impacted residents living in California’s Salton Sea and breaking news coverage of the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
In D.C. Miranda held various roles including energy and environment policy reporter, where she worked out of the U.S. Capitol and national political reporter, covering both the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections from the campaign trail. Her scoops have included the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to shutter an office that studies the effects of chemicals on children and the Interior Department’s unannounced decision to reverse an Obama-era ban on African elephant trophy imports into the U.S. She worked as a political writer for CNN’s digital team in DC where she covered general breaking political news. There she generated a number of scoops and exclusives including the DNC’s decision to use Bernie Sanders as the headliner for its unity tour. Additionally she worked on a number of data projects, including a piece that found that less than 1% of the EPA chief’s meetings in his first 6 months were with environmental groups.
A trained multi-media reporter, Miranda has extensive podcasting experience working in story development, and production, including a recent episode she developed, co-produced and hosted for Tortoise. She has hosted several episodes of political and environment focused shows and been a guest on radio shows and podcasts such as Bloomberg’s “Sound On” and The Bill Press Show. Miranda has appeared as on-air talent for several outlets including CNN, NBC, Cheddar and Fox News.
Miranda is also a capable media consultant and content curator, able to provide journalistic consulting and content creation on scripts, TV shows, books and other media needs. Read more about her content work here.