Jan Ellen Spiegel is an award-winning food, energy and environment reporter. In 2013 she was the recipient of a Knight Journalism Fellowship at MIT on energy and climate. She is a former editor at The Hartford Courant and food editor at the Colorado Springs Gazette. As a freelance reporter, her stories regularly appear in the CTMirror, Yale Climate Connections and Inside Climate News. Her stories have also appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Undark, and elsewhere. She also spent more than 20 years as a TV and radio producer at CBS News and CNN in New York and in the Boston broadcast market.