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Scott Blanchard, Contributing Editor / StateImpact Pennsylvania

Scott Blanchard is editor of StateImpact Pennsylvania, an award-winning public media collaboration among WITF, WHYY in Philadelphia and The Allegheny Front in Pittsburgh that covers the state’s energy economy.

Before joining StateImpact in 2017, Blanchard 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

Wolf closes Pa. schools for 10 days because of coronavirus

Gov. Tom Wolf is closing all K-12 schools in Pennsylvania for two weeks “to ensure the health and safety of our students and school communities.”

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

Updated: November 6, 2019 | 12:21 am

York County apologizes for voting problems; state GOP rips ‘breakdown’ of electoral process

Acting secretary of state calls any problems 'isolated'; says election held with 'little incident'
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

‘I remember TMI’: An oral history of the 1979 Three Mile Island accident as told by people who lived nearby

Seven residents tell their stories of uncertainty, confusion, fear and the decision they faced: Stay home amid risk of radiation, or flee.

By Scott Blanchard