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 […]

CNBC, Bloomberg, STAT News and Fortune among EPPY winners

Editor and Publisher named the winners of its 2022 EPPY Award, which honor the best in digital journalism. The business journalism winners are: Best business reporting (1 million or more unique visitors) “The ESG Mirage” by Bloomberg  Best business reporting (Fewer than 1 million unique visitors) “How a major health care system is operating like a […]

STAT News hires Goode as special projects editor

Erica Goode has joined STAT News as a special projects editor. Goode was previously managing editor at Inside Climate News. She was also a senior story editor at the San Jose Mercury News. Good spent 18 years at the New York Times covering climate change, behavioral sciences, criminal justice and the Iraq war. She was also […]

Todd leaves Quartz for STAT News

Sarah Todd will join STAT News as an assignment editor. Todd begins in October. Recently, she was a senior reporter at Quartz. Todd joined Quartz in 2015 as a deputy editor, Ideas and later, served as a social sciences editor. Her work appeared in The Atlantic, Salon, Inc. and American Banker. Previously, she was a […]