Miranda Green is a Los Angeles based freelance reporter covering California and the West. She has written stories for national publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post and The New Republic. Her work includes breaking news coverage of the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and coronavirus threats at federal prisons. She’s also written climate focused stories, including one that compared how two seaside communities affected by wildfires and mudflows rebuilt and another on alcohol’s effects on the environment. Previously she reported from Washington, D.C covering the environment and politics at CNN and The Hill.