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Daniel Rothberg

Contributor And Media Partner

Daniel joined The Nevada Independent in 2018. He is based in Reno and covers the environment, water and energy. He reported on technology and energy for two years at the Las Vegas Sun, where his coverage was recognized with a Journalist of Merit award from the Nevada Press Association.

Daniel and Nevada Independent reporter Riley Snyder won first place in the Business Spot News category in 2018 for their story on NV Energy's plans for an ambitious renewable energy ramp up amid a push to deregulate the market.

As a freelancer, Daniel’s reporting appeared in Bloomberg, Sierra Magazine, Water Deeply, Utility Dive and Ensia.

Daniel graduated magna cum laude from USC with a degree in political science and narrative studies.