Lynn Zinser, Executive Editor

Zinser is the founding editor of CLN, responsible for all editorial content, social media and media partnerships. Previously, she was Senior Editor at InsideClimate News from 2015-17, responsible for daily content editing and production as well as editing the staff’s longer investigative projects, including ICN’s Exxon: The Road Not Taken series, which was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service in 2016.

Before joining ICN, she spent 11 years as an editor, writer and digital producer for The New York Times. She was a key member of the website editorial team as it transformed from a print-centered medium to a 24/7 digital newsroom. In all, she has three decades of experience in media, has won numerous writing awards in addition to helping steer award-winning projects as an editor.