Rod Kuckro


Rod Kuckro (cook’-row) has been a journalist in Washington for more than 35 years.

Rod joined E&E Publishing in 2013 to report for EnergyWire, where he writes about the issues, people and politics driving the transformation of the electric utility industry.

Previously, Rod was editor in chief for Platts’ electric power group in Washington where he oversaw daily publications related to the US electricity and natural gas industries. Immediately before his tenure at Platts, Rod was the editor of Oil Daily.

He began his career in Washington with Gannett News Service. He was Washington correspondent for the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Oakland Tribune before joining McGraw-Hill’s Washington bureau.

In addition to energy, over his career Rod has covered the White House, Congress, the Federal Reserve and the development of the Internet and related technologies.

Rod is an alumnus of Georgetown University and lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife Melissa. You can follow Rod on Twitter .