Miranda Green is a Los Angeles based investigative climate reporter and director of investigations at Floodlight News. She oversees Floodlight’s national investigative teams and aids in reporting on select projects.
Her work 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.
Her reporting includes an investigation into how a power company paid consultants to succesfully change the outcome of elections that would have threatened their bottom line; 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.; an exclusive interview with the family of Ashli Babbitt–a San Diego woman shot and killed during the U.S. Capitol insurrection; and reporting on the future of ‘Lithium Valley’ and the environmentally impacted residents living in California’s Salton Sea.
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. 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 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.