STAT seeks an assignment editor

As our newsroom grows rapidly, STAT is looking for a seasoned and versatile editor who can organize and direct daily news coverage across the country. This editor would be the point person on our news desk, working across the newsroom, to keep on top of breaking events and making sure our site maintains its news […]

STAT News launching business of health care newsletter

STAT News business of health care reporter Bob Herman sent out the following: I’m extremely excited to anchor STAT’s newest newsletter, Health Care Inc. If you sign up, I promise we will make good use of your time. Every Monday, starting July 18, we’ll give you fresh reporting on the business of health care, an industry […]

Mast joins STAT as general assignment reporter

Jason Mast, an editor at Endpoints News, has left to join STAT News as a general assignment reporter. Mast joined Endpoints News in 2019 as an associate editor. Before that, Mast taught English at an Arab school in Nazareth, Israel and was a researcher at Northwestern University. He has also interned at Bloomberg BNA, where […]

Chang joins STAT as editorial director

STAT News has tapped Laura Chang in the newly created role of editorial director based in New York. Chang will have a wide portfolio at STAT, including science, health policy, national politics and data journalism. She will also be editing and helping expand the franchise as a leading media company reporting on health medicine and […]

STAT hires Ravindranath to cover health tech

STAT has hired Insider reporter Mohana Ravindranath to cover health technology. She will start on Dec. 27. She has been at Insider since June. Ravindranath has previously worked at Politico. She also worked at Nextgov, Atlantic Media’s site for IT and government technology news, focusing on civilian agency technology and IT policy, with an eye toward Capitol Hill and […]

STAT News hires Chen as reporter

Angus Chen has joined STAT News as a reporter, covering cancer. He comes from WBUR, where he was a reporter/producer. He starts in October. Chen has also freelanced for the Scientific American, Science Magazine, NPR and WNYC Radio, among others. He was also managing editor at SciStarter. Chen graduated from Oberlin College.

STAT seeks a cancer reporter

STAT, a leading health and medicine publication, is looking for a smart, hard-driving reporter to help expand our coverage of cancer. This reporter would delve into the latest scientific findings related to cancer emerging from academic labs, as well as the patient experience. The reporter would help track and explain the next wave of immunotherapies, […]

STAT News hires Molteni from Wired

Wired staff writer Megan Molteni has ben hired by STAT News. She will start next month. Molteni will cover the biology revolution, including big DNA data, genetic medicine and Crispr. At Wired, she has been covering biotechnology, public health, and genetic privacy. Previously, she freelanced as a reporter, audio producer, and fact-checker. Her work has appeared in Popular Science, […]

STAT News hires Parker as data project manager

Health care news site STAT News has hired J. Emory Parker as its data project manager. His role will be to champion data journalism at STAT and focus on developing new data products. Parker has been at The (Charleston) Post and Courier since September 2013, and most recently was its digital editor. He was also […]

Begley, STAT senior writer, dies at 64

Sharon Begley is the senior science writer at STAT, died Saturday from cancer. She was 64. Previously she was the senior health & science correspondent at Reuters from 2012 to 2015, the science editor and science columnist at Newsweek from 2007 to 2011, and the science columnist at The Wall Street Journal from 2002 to […]