Miranda Green

Miranda Green is an investigative journalist based in Los Angeles. She is the Director of Investigations at Floodlight News, where she oversees Floodlight’s national investigative team and reports on climate focused projects. Her current reporting focuses on the intersection of dark money, the fossil fuel industrial complex and the manipulation of news to spread misinformation.

She’s worked on collaborations with NPR, The Los Angeles Times and The Guardian among others. A two-part series she co-reported with NPR was chosen as a finalist for the 2023 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and won the Los Angeles Press Club’s award on misinformation. A story from the series won first place for the 2024 Southern Environmental Law Center’s Reed Award for reporting on the environment.

Her reporting has appeared in The Washington Post, New York Magazine, The New York Times and The Atlantic. 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.

Stories she’s written an investigation into Lincoln Project founder John Weaver’s lascivious conversations with young men he hired; A deep dive into former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s race to get back to D.C.; and reporting on the future of ‘Lithium Valley’ and the environmentally impacted residents living in California’s Salton Sea.

In D.C., Miranda’s reporting focused on politics and environmental policy. She covered Congress and national energy and environmental policy from the U.S. Capitol at The Hill. Before that, she covered politics and the EPA and Interior department at CNN following Donald Trump’s election. In 2016, she was the national political reporter at Scripps News where she reported on primaries and the presidential race from the campaign trail.

A trained multi-media reporter, Miranda has extensive podcasting experience working in story development and production, including an 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.