STAT News has hired Quartz reporter Annalisa Merelli as a general assignment reporter.
She has been at Quartz for nine years, starting as a reporter on the Ideas team. She also covered COVID-19 with a focus on its impact on inequality, ongoing health crises, and the healthcare industry
Merelli also Introduced coverage of women’s rights, public health, and inequality, and she reported from six countries through a mix of features, analysis, and news.
She was an editor for Narratively and UN Global Pulse. She is a native of Italy and lived in New Delhi for four years, working at various Wieden & Kennedy publications focused on art, culture, and politics.
She also spent some time as a blogger for Benetton in Italy, and has her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Bologna.