Help SEJ Support Journalists Like Jim Bruggers

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Jim Bruggers covers energy, climate change and the environment in the U.S. Southeast for Inside Climate News. He was elected five times to the SEJ board, serving 13 years, including two years as vice president and two years as president. He currently volunteers for SEJ as our Future Conference Sites Coordinator. More about Jim.


"SEJ has always been about reporters helping reporters. The connections I have made in SEJ feel like close friends and family and have helped me navigate professional and personal challenges."

- Jim Bruggers, Inside Climate News

Here's how you can help

journalists like Jim:

Give to SEJ Programs to support essential training, resources, and convening, such as:

Give to SEJ's Fund for Environmental Journalism to support small story grants, such as:

Give to SEJ's Conference Diversity Travel Fellowships to help cover the costs of registration, travel, lodging and other expenses of Diversity Fellowships. Here’s what past participants had to say:

  • "I wouldn't have been able to attend this conference without the support of the Diversity Fellowship, and I am eternally grateful to have this experience at a pivotal point in my early career."
  • "I couldn't have attended the conference without the fellowship and I'm really grateful to SEJ and the sponsors for this opportunity. It gave me such a wonderful foundation for covering and reporting environmental stories."

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