For Montecito, California native Miranda Green, the deadly southern California wildfires and 2018 Montecito mudslides hit close to home. Green covers energy and environmental news in Washington, D.C. for The Hill newspaper. She has broken key beat stories including 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.
Previously, Green worked as a political writer for CNN’s digital team in D.C., and covered disasters like the 2018 Montecito, Calif. mudslides for the Wall Street Journal. She also covered the 2016 presidential election and its lead up on the campaign trail for Scripps News as a national political reporter. At Scripps she provided digital and on-air content to the company’s 33 TV stations and 34 radio stations. She also hosted her own primary-focused podcast, Trailmix 2016, and contributed a number of multimedia projects including a deep dive into Indiana’s refugee conundrum after the state moved to block Syrian refugees from coming into its borders.