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 climate focused accountability pieces on utilities and the fossil fuel industry.
She has more than a decade of experience researching and writing investigative, narrative stories that focus on detail-rich main characters and plots.
She covered politics from Washington, DC for 7 years writing for CNN, The Daily Beast, Scripps News and The Hill. She covered the 2016 presidential campaign trail and reported on Congress from the Capitol from 2018-2020. She has written national news stories for The New York Times, Washington Post, The Atlantic and The Intercept, among others.
An investigative series she co-reported with NPR in 2022 was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and won first prize at the Los Angles Press Club Awards in 2023 under the misinformation and disinformation category.
A story she wrote for New York Magazine in May 2023 about the largest jewelry heist in modern history, is currently under development-to be made into a feature film. In 2021 she was a finalist for the Susan M. Haas Fellowship, launched by the WGA Foundation and TV writer Cord Jefferson, for journalists breaking into show writing.
Her reporting includes an investigation into how a power company paid consultants to successfully 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.
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.