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.

Geoff Grant, Senior Editorial Advisor

Grant, who has more than 35 years of experience in digital as well as print media, works with CLN to facilitate editorial content flow and provide strategic direction and digital strategy. Previously Director of Digital Media and Editorial at Climate Central, Grant helped lift that nonprofit to become the web’s pre-eminent source of climate science research and information. Directing its editorial team, he grew website traffic exponentially and developed countless media partnerships to help explain and disseminate climate science to a wider audience.

Prior to that, Grant ran his own digital strategy consulting firm, directed editorial content at MLB.com for eight years, and worked as an editor and designer at several newspapers around the country.