Scott Blanchard | StateImpact Pennsylvania

Scott Blanchard

Scott Blanchard is Senior Editor, WITF News and StateImpact Pennsylvania. The latter is an award-winning public media collaboration among WITF, WHYY in Philadelphia, WPSU in State College and The Allegheny Front in Pittsburgh that covers the state’s energy economy.

Blanchard was named StateImpact editor in 2017, and named senior editor for WITF and StateImpact in 2021. Previously, he was enterprise editor at the York (Pa.) Daily Record, where he led the newsroom’s investigative and projects reporting. He was a 2013 Ochberg Fellow, receiving training at Columbia University in PTSD science, self-help and peer support. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Society of News Editors. A Rockville, Md., native, he is a graduate of the University of Missouri’s journalism school.

Latest by Scott Blanchard

Updated: November 19, 2019 | 6:52 pm

Lawmakers, criticizing Wolf’s executive order on joining cap-and-trade program, say it’s their call to make

Proposed bill would require Legislature to OK Pennsylvania becoming part of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
By Scott Blanchard

Pennsylvania has a key role in talk of a carbon-neutral economy. We’ll take a closer look at the stakes

StateImpact Pennsylvania is part of “Covering Climate Now,” an effort led by Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation magazine to focus news organizations’ efforts on coverage of the issue.

By Scott Blanchard

Ask StateImpact Pennsylvania: Vote for which reader question we should answer

Climate change, industry regulation and solar power are among the topics readers have been wondering about.

By Scott Blanchard