Monica Samayoa

  • 2023 Annual Workshop for Journalists Fellow


Monica Samayoa is an award-winning climate and environmental journalist.

Her work has covered how communities in Southern Oregon continue to recover from wildfires, as well as the decades of groundwater pollution in Eastern Oregon and its impacts to the communities. She’s also closely examined how urban planning in Portland makes heat domes particularly deadly for marginalized communities. Recently, she’s been covering the clean energy transition, climate solutions & adaptations and environmental justice.