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Mike Soraghan

Washington, D.C.
Reporter, EnergyWire — E&E News
Covers:  energy, hydraulic fracturing, oil and gas drilling
Doesn't Cover: solar energy, renewable energy, wind energy

Reporter, E&E News/EnergyWire. "A drinkin' man with a guitar problem." Retweets do not connote comprehension.

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Mike Soraghan is a reporter for EnergyWire, a publication of E&E Publishing, the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets. Prior to EnergyWire, he covered congressional leadership for The Hill newspaper. And before that, he covered Colora...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Legislative Relief, AP Missouri Statehouse Bureau

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Aye, when I was but a wee lad ...

How is social media changing news?

I explain this at length on my MySpace page

Society of Environmental Journalists Award

2011 - Beat Reporting, Large Market
“Covering the Shale Drilling Boom” From the judges: Mike Soraghan of Energy & Environment Publishing showed this year that it's possible to write sharp stories about the energy industry that engage insiders and mass audiences alike. Whether he's writing about fish kills or fracking waste, his topics are newsy and his explanations are clear but sophisticated.

National Press Club Award

2005 - Washington Correspondence
For stories on wrongdoing in the office of Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who then decided to leave office.