Taught by CGEP Scholars, Columbia faculty, and other academic, industry, and government experts, the Energy Journalism Initiative (EJI) offers journalists the opportunity to learn about the intersecting disciplines shaping the global energy sector, including finance and markets, climate change, science and technology, policy, and geopolitics. Since its inception in 2017, EJI has enrolled 100 journalists from the U.S. and around the world.

EJI participants will gain a greater understanding of these topics, meet and learn from some of the world’s leading experts on these issues, and enhance their networks and reporting.

The program is open to journalists covering energy and the environment, with preference given to journalists with 5 or fewer years of experience on the beat. This program is free to journalists. 

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2022 seminar will be hosted virtually on Monday, June 13, to Friday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon ET with presentations and opportunities for small group discussion and networking.

Key Dates: 

  • February 16, 2022: Applications Open
  • March 16, 2022: Applications Close at 11:59pm ET
  • April 18, 2022: Selected Applicants Notified 

For any questions regarding the application process, please contact Jen Wu at [email protected]

2022 application

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