Trang joins STAT News as a reporter

STAT News has hired Brittany Trang as a full-time business reporter to cover everything where money intersects with health care. Recently, she was a Sharon Begley science reporting fellow, rotating between the infectious disease, science, policy/business, biotech, and health tech desks. Trang freelanced for Billboard Magazine, Chemistry World, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and has interned […]

NY Times hires STAT senior news editor Thielking

Lori Leibovich, the editor of Well at The New York Times, sent out the following on Thursday: For months, we’ve been searching for a gifted editor to lead Well’s daily news coverage and work with our reporters to further shape our news strategy. We’ve found that person in Megan Thielking. Megan is joining us from […]

STAT News unveils new look

Rick Berke, the executive editor of health care industry news site STAT News, writes about its new look. Berke writes, “We also had outgrown our homepage, which a large proportion of STAT readers visit every day. With the refresh, we showcase more of our authoritative, provocative reporting, but also more of what we do at […]

STAT News hires Merelli as a reporter

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, […]

Verge and STAT among ASME finalists

Tech news site The Verge and health care site STAT News are among the finalists in the annual American Society of Magazine Editors annual National Magazine Awards. The Verge is a finalist in the general excellence, news, sports and entertainment category while STAT is a finalist in the general excellence special interest category. The Economist […]

STAT News hires Bosch as opinion editor

STAT has hired Torie Bosch as its new First Opinion editor, succeeding Patrick Skerrett who retires in March. Bosch will begin her tenure in March and will be based in Philadelphia. Bosch joins STAT after 11 years at Future Tense, an editorially independent partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University that focuses on the […]

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 […]

STAT News hires Wilkerson to cover health care legislation

STAT News has hired John Wilkerson to cover Congress and health care legislation. He has been at Inside Health Policy for 12 years as a reporter and editor. Wilkerson previously spent more than eight years at Inside Washington Publishers as FDA Week editor. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois

Chen joins STAT to cover the heart beat

STAT News has hired Elaine Chen to develop a new beat as its first cardiovascular reporter. Chen will cover all aspects of heart and metabolic conditions, including diabetes and obesity. Recently, Chen was at Bloomberg, where she worked as a cross-asset reporter, rotational reporter and finance reporting intern. She also interned at The Wall Street […]