Workshop: Climate Journalism Collaborations

Event Date: 
March 12, 2021

Please join Climate Central and the Center for Cooperative Media for a one-hour workshop, Climate Journalism Collaborations. Registration required.

When: Friday, March 12, 2021 at 1:00pm ET

Collaborations across newsrooms and organizations are becoming increasingly commonplace in journalism, and climate change is a popular topic for these joint projects. During this workshop, journalism professionals will discuss the benefits and risks of collaborating and explain its recent growth, with a special focus on climate change coverage. You’ll hear about best practices for designing projects, selecting partners and managing the work. Includes live Q&A.

Registered attendees will receive a recording of this webinar plus a summary of points covered, sourcing suggestions, and links to reporting resources.


Part 1:  The state and art of journalism collaborations (Stefanie Murray, Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University)

    Steve Sapienza, senior strategist, collaborative news partnerships at the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting
    Carrie Porter, journalist and author of Center for Cooperative Media report, "Adapting to a Changing Climate: How collaboration addresses unique challenges in climate-change and environmental reporting"

Part 2: Climate and science collaborations (John Upton, Climate Central)

    Alex Harris, climate change reporter at the Miami Herald, a founding member of the Florida Climate Reporting Network

    Lisa Song, environment/climate reporter at ProPublica

    Fara Warner, manager of the Business and Sustainability Initiative at the Solutions Journalism Network

    Amanda Stanley, executive director at COMPASS Science Communications
    Mark Hertsgaard, executive director at Covering Climate Now

Part 3: TV news and collaborations (Sean Sublette, Climate Central)

    Chris Gloninger, meteorologist at WBTS (NBC) Boston

    Mike Goldrick, news director at WRC (NBC) Washington, DC

*You may submit questions via Q&A at any time during the workshop, or email your questions directly to Peter Girard at



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