Accolades & appearances

I’m an award-winning reporter, experienced public speaker and past participant in several notable fellowships and trainings. I love learning from experts and my peers and sharing my knowledge with classes, organizations, other outlets and early-career journalists.

Awards & grants

Society of Environmental Journalists: First honorable mention, outstanding beat reporting, small market, 2021; Fund for Environmental Journalism Rapid Response grant recipient, 2020

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1 (New England): Environmental Merit Award, 2020

“Annie Ropeik is one of the leading environmental journalists in all of New England…. Her stories are always accurate and fair, and often include several points of view on that day’s topic. As there are fewer and fewer reporters across the country who focus almost solely on environmental topics, Annie’s work is even more critical.”

Public Media Journalists Association: Second place, best breaking news (division A), 2020: “Dozens Arrested At Protest Outside New England’s Largest Coal Power Plant“; First place, best multimedia presentation (division A), 2017: “A Year in East Chicago

Alaska Press Club, New Hampshire Broadcasters & Press Associations, Delaware Press Association, Indiana SPJ: various, 2014-21

Fellowships & trainings

Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources: Environmental Racism + Indigenous Communities, virtual, 2021

University of Rhode Island Metcalf Institute: Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists — virtual, 2020

Columbia University SIPA: Energy Journalism Institute — New York City, 2019

SciLine: Science Essentials for Political Reporters — Des Moines, Iowa, 2019

Beyond Plastics: Plastic Pollution Reporter Convening — Bennington College, Vermont, 2019

National Press Foundation: Future of Food & Farming Fellowship, St. Louis, Missouri, 2016

Public speaking & media appearances

Current: “5 takeaways from the expansion of public radio’s climate change coverage,” Aug. 19, 2021

“That’s got to be the goal for every newsroom — to make this beat about more than just one person, or one person and their editor, and demystify it for other journalists,” Ropeik said.

Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Nature Program Series: Covering Climate Change in NH,” Dec. 15, 2020

Dartmouth College, Energy Collaborative Seminar Series: “Covering Climate Change on the Campaign Trail,” Sept. 15, 2020

Professional memberships

Society of Environmental Journalists since 2020

Association of Independents in Radio since 2012