Axios hires Weitzman to cover health tech

Axios has hired Aaron Weitzman to cover health technology. Weitzman has been covering buyouts for Buyouts Insider since 2021. He had been a reporter at The Bond Buyer, an Arizent publication, where he had worked since December 2014 covering the sell side of the municipal bond market, focusing on daily coverage of the muni primary and secondary […]

STAT News hires Lawrence to cover medical devices

STAT News has hired reporter Lizzy Lawrence to cover medical devices. She had been at Protocol covering tools and productivity software in the workplace. Lawrence interned at the Baltimore Sun. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she was editor in chief of the Michigan Daily. While in college, she also interned at Kaiser Health News and at USA Today.

Sheridan departs STAT News

STAT News research reporter Kate Sheridan has left the health care industry publication. She has been collecting and analyzing documents, data, and other information for biotech, health tech, science, and politics stories. She joined STAT in 2018 to cover biotech startups and venture capital. Previously, she was a science writer at Newsweek and completed internships at STAT […]

Crain’s New York hires three new reporters

Crain’s New York Business has hired three new reporters in recent weeks. They are: C.J. Hughes joins Crain’s New York to cover real estate as a senior reporter. For almost 20 years he has been a prolific freelance reporter covering real estate in New York City, including for The New York Times. He brings deep […]

Worcester Biz Journal hires Tehan to cover health care, diversity

Isabel Tehan, a 2022 graduate of the Boston University master’s program in journalism and former intern at the Philadelphia Business Journal, has been hired by Worcester Business Journal as its newest staff writer. A story on its website states, “Tehan, who speaks Spanish proficiently, will lead WBJ’s coverage in two of its primary industry beats: […]

Pharma publications hire Laws as senior editor

Liza Laws has been named senior editor of William Reed’s niche trade publications Outsourcing Pharma and BioPharma Reporter. Laws has previously worked on the company’s Nutraingredients title.  She was also a senior editor at, where she covered the biotech industry. At Johnston Press, Laws served as a chief crime and court reporter, and as […]

Politico hires Crain’s New York’s Kaufman to cover health care

Politico deputy managing editor Ryan Hutchins sent the following to the staff on Monday: Good morning, We are thrilled to announce Maya Kaufman as our next New York health care reporter. No beat has been more important in recent years than health care, and Maya has distinguished herself in New York for her coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

Politico hires Insider’s Schumaker for health care team

Clea Benson, managing editor of policy news at Politico, sent out the following to the staff: We are thrilled to announce that Erin Schumaker is joining POLITICO’s health care team to contribute to our expanding coverage of the future of health care as we chronicle how the pandemic has reshaped medicine. Erin will be returning […]

Producer Higgins-Dunn departing CNBC

Noah Higgins-Dunn, an associate producer on CNBC’s digital video team, is leaving at the end of the week for a new opportunity. He has been with the company during this stint since September 2021 and had covered pharmaceuticals and health care for He previously spent most of 2021 at FiercePharma. Higgins-Dunn was a digital associate […]

Morning Brew hires Young to cover health care

Morning Brew has hired Politico reporter Shannon Young to cover health care. Young covers health care for Politico New York in Albany. Her last day will be Dec. 16. She has covered state government in Massachusetts and Connecticut for the Associated Press and in Ohio for Gongwer News Service. Previously she reported on state and federal politics […]