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Danika Worthington

Danika is a journalist based out of Denver who currently works at The Denver Post as a digital strategist. Danika has covered stories with international interests, localized national stories, and executed a profile series on a local LGBTQ community that won the National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association’s Excellence in Profile Writing award in 2018.

My Latest Articles

Your quick and easy guide to the oil market

Oil has held a prominent spot in the news cycle of late as barrel prices reach a two-year high. The culprit: political arrests in Saudi Arabia, the world’s second-largest oil

The energy crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria has local implications for many on the mainland. (Image by Birga via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons)

How to localize two big energy stories

There have been two major energy stories headlining national—and international—news lately: oil and Puerto Rico. Oil prices are reaching two-year highs. Much of an American commonwealth remains stuck without power.

Two power plants sit by a river in Doel, Belgium.

Going nuclear: A crash course

You’ve heard of Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Fukushima. But beyond that, nuclear energy is probably a mystery of smoke plumes and yellow radiation signs. It’s okay if hearing “uranium

Get up to speed on “Clean Coal”

Heard a lot about “clean coal” lately? Admittedly, the term seems like an oxymoron. It’s been thrown around energy circles for awhile now, first becoming popular in 2008 as Congress

Apple announced that it was powered entirely by renewable energy - and most of its suppliers were headed that way. (Image by Sheila Sund via Flickr, CC BY 2.)

Five local angles on renewable energy

Growth in the renewable energy field has been crazy. In fact, 40-years-ahead-of-U.S.-Energy-Information-Administration’s-predictions crazy. You could just say that the EIA needs to fix its forecasting methodology, and you wouldn’t be wrong.

There's plenty to write about jobs in the energy sector. (Wind-power Generator image by "kdj71190" via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

Four rules for reporting on energy jobs

Whether it’s coming from President Trump or being pushed by a company’s PR team, there’s a popular topic in the energy sector that everyone enjoys talking about: jobs. At some point or another,

Learning to use Tweetdeck can help reporters stay on top of breaking news. (Logo courtesy of Twitter)

How to use twitter, part 1: Tweetdeck

You’ve been a reporter for what, 10, 15, 20 years? You’re an ace at good ol’ boots-on-the-ground reporting. But there is something nagging at you. Well, more like someone: The new millennial hire.

Here's where to start if you're a reporter new to the energy beat. (Lightbulb images by Unsplash via Pixabay)

A beginner’s guide to reporting on energy

It’s easy to take energy for granted. Turn on a switch and the light goes on. Simple enough, right? But behind the scenes is a complex world dealing with the consequences

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