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Jeff St. John

Director of News and Special Projects, Canary Media

Jeff St. John is director of news and special projects at Canary Media, where he covers technology, economic, regulatory and social justice issues pertaining to the global transition to low-carbon energy, with a particular focus on the electricity, transportation and building sectors. He is the former managing editor and senior grid edge editor of Greentech Media, and previously reported for The Fresno Bee, the Tri-City Herald and the Anchorage Daily News. He lives in Oakland, Calif. with his wife Tara Donoghue and his dog Lily, and enjoys hiking, gardening, and playing guitar with his nieces and nephews. His areas of expertise include renewable energy, smart grid, distributed energy resources, energy storage, demand response and electric vehicles He earned his master’s degree from the U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in 2001.