Eric Wolff
Journalist
Eric Wolff resume

Eric P. Wolff

Employment

July 2014 - Present Reporter, SNL Energy, Washington, D.C.
  • EPA reporter, covering the agency in depth, including deep analysis of the agency's proposed greenhouse gas proposals
  • Developed original stories by analyzing energy data from SNL Energy and government data from U.S. EIA, FERC, and other agencies. Used data to develop graphs, maps, and other data visualizations to show the impact of new energy policies and key business decisions on taxpayers and businesses
  • Expanded the reach of SNL Energy stories and interacted with readers with an active Twitter presence
  • Covered other energy topics including electric generation, electric transmission, FERC policy, courts, and hydraulic fracturing
September 2009 - December 2013 Staff Writer, U-T San Diego and North County Times, San Diego, CA
  • Covered residential and commercial real estate
  • Developed stories from large (1 million records) real estate data
  • Covered energy, including three utilities, smart grid, and green jobs. sets, particularly transactions and foreclosures, using Excel and R
  • Covered retail and small business
September 2008 - December 2010Blogger, Science Not Fiction blog, Discover Magazine
  • Posted regularly for blog on intersection between science and science fiction
August 2006 - September 2009Staff Writer, San Diego CityBeat, San Diego, CA
  • Covered San Diego politics, crime, and wrote enterprise stories for alt-weekly
  • Contributed to numerous special issues
  • Established CityBeat‚Äôs blog and wrote numerous posts (Employment gap due to getting married and moving to San Diego)
December 2004 -
April 2006
Reporter, New York Magazine, NY, NY
  • Wrote regularly for Intelligencer and Strategist sections for weekly magazine
  • Coordinated research for theme issues and fact-checked feature stories
February 2003 -
December 2004
Reporter, New York Sun, NY, NY
  • Covered Republican National Convention protests, 2003 power failure, and other breaking stories for New York City daily newspaper
  • Covered the Metropolitan Transit Authority, and wrote weekly Q&A column
  • Covered technology trends and wrote a weekly technology-for-travel column
  • Pitched and wrote stories for every section of daily newspaper except opinion
September 2002 -
January 2003
Intern,Harpers Magazine, NY, NY
July 2001 - September 2002Assorted jobs in web design and technical support, NY, NY
June 1999 - June 2001 Teacher, University Neighborhood High School, NY, NY

Freelance Clips

New York Magazine, Travel+Liesure, National Geographic Traveler, San Diego Magazine, WAMU Metro Connection

Awards

Society of Professional Journalists, San Diego
  • 2011 Best Real Estate Story(Daily),
  • 2008 Best in Show (Non-Daily), Best Enterprise Story (Non-Daily), Breaking News (2nd Place, Non-Daily), Best Feature Story (Non-Daily), Best Investigative Story (Non-Daily)

Education

June 1998 -
May 1999
M.S.Ed., Bank Street College of Education, NY, NY
September 1992 -
May 1996
B.A., With Honors, Brown University, Providence, RI