Los Angeles Times business editor John Corrigan made the following staff announcement last week:
Reporter Chad Terhune joins the Business staff today, where he will cover the healthcare industry. An award-winning reporter for the Wall Street Journal, Businessweek and SmartMoney, Chad will report on topics including health insurance, healthcare costs and the implementation of the new national healthcare law.
Chad spent more than a decade at the Journal, covering beats including healthcare and retailing. His series of front-page stories on health insurance won a National Press Club award in 2003. At Businessweek, he covered topics from health reform to the global financial crisis. He co-wrote a November 2008 “Subprime Wolves” cover story that won a New York Press Club award and recognition from Investigative Reporters and Editors.
Chad is relocating here from Eastpoint, Fla. Chad enjoys coaching his daughters in softball and soccer and cheering on his alma mater, the University of Florida.