Journalist Perspectives on Reporting on the Energy Industry

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Andy Uhler, Energy Journalism Fellow, UT’s Energy Institute and Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy
Mose Buchele, Senior Correspondent, Energy & Environment, KUT (Austin's NPR Station)

Speaker Biographies

Andy Uhler

Andy Uhler is an award-winning public radio correspondent and host. He’s currently a journalism fellow through a partnership between UT’s Energy Institute and Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy. He started his journalism career as an undergraduate at KUT, the University of Texas at Austin NPR affiliate. He transitioned to music journalism in 2006, becoming the senior producer of Texas Music Matters. After completing a Master’s degree in global policy studies at the LBJ School of Public Affairs in 2014, he returned to KUT to help launch the Texas Standard. The following year, he took a job as a sustainability reporter at American Public Media’s Marketplace where he remained until accepting this fellowship

Mose Buchele

Mose Buchele has reported on energy and the environment for Austin's NPR station, KUT 90.5, since 2011. Most recently he's focused on the Texas power grid with his podcast "The Disconnect." You can hear his reporting on member stations around Texas, and nationally on shows like Morning Edition and All Things Considered. His reporting has been recognized with numerous state and national awards.


The energy industry is changing and will continue to do so. The information people need to discuss it is too often dense and difficult to understand. It is the job of the journalist to provide the truth to readers, listeners, and users in a digestible manner without losing any of the nuance of the story. It's a tough ask, especially given these rapid and seemingly constant changes in the science and policy of all things energy. Politics, perspectives, history, and money, muddy the water when it comes to those truths. It's the job of the journalist to clarify things.


Date and Time
Jan. 24, 2023, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
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UT Energy Symposium