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 […]

Castillo joins STAT News to cover national health policy

STAT News has hired Ambar Castillo to cover national health policy and research. Recently, Castillo was a staff writer at the Washington City Paper. Previously, she interned at The Phoenix and was a community reporter at the hyperlocal newspaper Mott Haven Herald, Hunts Point Express. She also interned at StoryCorps. Castillo graduated from Boston University. […]

Owermohle departs Politico for STAT News

Sarah Owermohle will join STAT News to cover the Biden administration’s health care goals, the industry’s intersection with policy and politics, and all things D.C. Owermohle begins on Aug. 22. Currently, Owermohle is a health care reporter at Politico. Before that, she held the same post at S&P Global Market Intelligence. She edited for Banker […]

Owermohle departs Politico for STAT News

Sarah Owermohle will join STAT News to cover the Biden administration’s health care goals, the industry’s intersection with policy and politics, and all things D.C. Owermohle begins on Aug. 22. Currently, Owermohle is a health care reporter at Politico. Before that, she held the same post at S&P Global Market Intelligence. She edited for Banker […]

STAT News taps Facher as addiction reporter

Lev Facher, a Washington correspondent covering health policy at STAT News, has taken on the role of addiction reporter. Facher tweets: “My new focus is accountability journalism aimed at our addiction treatment + prevention system, calling out its failures — and showcasing efforts to save lives.” Previously, he interned at Michigan Radio and the San […]

STAT News taps Facher as addiction reporter

Lev Facher, a Washington correspondent covering health policy at STAT News, has taken on the role of addiction reporter. Facher tweets: “My new focus is accountability journalism aimed at our addiction treatment + prevention system, calling out its failures — and showcasing efforts to save lives.” Previously, he interned at Michigan Radio and the San […]

STAT staff grows 60 percent in 2021

Health care news site STAT has seen its staff grow 60 percent to 80 employees, reports Sara Fischer of Axios. Fischer reports, “Most news media companies have seen traffic dwindle this year in response to a new presidency and less news interest in COVID-19. “But Berke says STAT’s audience continues to grow because it’s built up a reputation for […]