Jeff Young

Jeff Young

Managing Editor, Ohio Valley ReSource

Jeff Young is managing editor of the Ohio Valley ReSource, a journalism collaboration led by Louisville Public Media. Jeff is a public media journalist and environmental communicator whose two-decade career has included work in the Appalachian coalfields, on Capitol Hill, and along New England’s coast, among other places. Jeff reported for West Virginia Public Broadcasting before becoming the Washington correspondent for the nationally distributed program Living on Earth, where he covered energy and environmental issues in Congress and the courts. Recently, he directed communications for ocean conservation with The Pew Charitable Trusts in New England, working to promote sustainable fishing practices. Jeff grew up near Huntington, West Virginia, and attended Marshall University and the University of Charleston, where he studied journalism and biology. His reporting has been recognized with numerous awards, and he was named a 2012 Nieman Journalism Fellow at Harvard University. Jeff and his partner, Helen Payne, an artist and teacher, are raising two daughters, Hazel and Louisa.

Energy Secretary Pushes Regional Job Potential From Climate Action
Mine Workers’ Leader Wants To Save Last Coal Jobs As Biden Tackles Climate
J&J Vaccine Pause Cuts Into Available Doses In The Ohio Valley
White House Climate Advisor Sees A Path To Clean Energy Through Coal Country
Coal Mine Safety Regulators Issue COVID Protection Guidelines, But No Regulations 
Climate Change Increases Flooding Risk For Some 230,000 Ohio Valley Homes
Mapping The Ohio Valley Residents Charged In Connection With U.S. Capitol Riot 
Biden Has An Ambitious Agenda. What Will It Mean For The Ohio Valley?
Beshear Says Coming Days’ Data Will Show Extent Of Current COVID Surge
After ‘Dark Day’ In Washington, Ohio Valley Lawmakers And Residents Who Were There Take Stock
The Ohio Valley Has Some Of The Nation’s Lowest Voter Turnout. What Could Change That?
Remembering A Miner Who Personified Coal’s Contributions And Costs