Kate Ling leads E&E News' content and communications strategy. She develops and coordinates E&E's social media presence, marketing campaigns, media relations and brand awareness. She previously spent more than six years as a Greenwire and E&E Daily reporter covering Congress, the Energy Department, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, science research and technology commercialization. A Denver, Colo., native, she covered Congress for Colorado's Greeley Tribune and local politics for The Colorado Statesman. She has a bachelor's degree in political science and humanities from Yale University and a master's in journalism from Northwestern University.