Welcome AHCJ’s 80 newest members!

About Len Bruzzese

Len Bruzzese is the executive director of AHCJ and its Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. He also is an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and served for nearly 20 years in daily journalism.

Please welcome AHCJ’s newest members. All new members are welcome to stop by this post’s comment section to introduce themselves.

  • LeShea Agnew, reporter, WXXI-Rochester, N.Y.
  • Elizabeth Baier, reporter, Minnesota Public Radio, Rochester, Minn.
  • Bethany Barnes, enterprise editor, Arizona Daily Wildcat, Tucson, Ariz. (@betsbarnes)
  • Kylie Bearse, reporter, KIFI-Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Allison Bell, health channel editor/senior editor, LifeHealthPro, Jersey City, N.J. (@lhpro_health)
  • Tracy Berry, reporter, KKNU-Eugene, Ore.
  • Rebecca Boyle, independent journalist, Richmond Heights, Mo.
  • Kathryn Canavan, independent journalist, Wilmington, Del.
  • Casey Capachi, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, Calif. (@caseycapachi)
  • Daniel Casarez, photojournalist, Vida En El Valle, Selma, Calif.
  • Jennifer Chen, content & conversation leader, Patient Conversation Media, Austin, Texas (@dailyrx)
  • Mei-Ling (Melissa) Chen, senior reporter, Sing Tao Newspapers, Riverside, Calif.
  • Rita Colorito, independent journalist, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
  • Betty Darby, independent journalist, Savannah, Ga.
  • Brad Edmondson, independent journalist, Ithaca, New York
  • Karmah Elmusa, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Joyce Evans, reporter, WTXF-Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Nancy Finn, independent journalist, Neeham, Mass. (@nfinn8421)
  • Erin France, regional reporter, Athens Banner-Herald, Athens, Ga.
  • Lindsay Goldwert, reporter, New York Daily News, New York
  • Kimberly Ha, reporter, Biopharm Insight, New York
  • Vanessa Herring, anchor/reporter, WICU-Erie, Pa. (@vanessaherring)
  • Angela Hong, reporter, WHAM-Rochester, N.Y.
  • Noelle Hunter, reporter, The Morehead News, Morehead, Ky.
  • Wale Idris Ajibade, founder/executive director, African Views Organization, Hoboken, N.J.
  • Angela Jenkins, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Oakland, Calif.
  • Nalea Ko, reporter, Pacific Citizen Newspaper, Los Angeles
  • Michelle Konstantinovsky, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Susan Ladika, independent journalist, Tampa, Fla.
  • Portia Lake, anchor/reporter, FOX24/ABC-16 Macon, Ga
  • Aimee Levitt, reporter, Riverfront Times, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Jasmin Maria Lopez, independent journalist, South Pasadena, Calif.
  • Jing Luo, student, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
  • Joseph Madia, medical editor, TheDailyRX.com, Pittsburgh (@joe_dailyrx)
  • Mariann Martin, staff writer, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Christen McCurdy, independent journalist, Portland, Ore. (@icicle)
  • Shannon Miller, reporter, KOLR- Springfield, Mo.
  • Erica Mu, reporter/producer, KALW-San Francisco
  • Janet Nelson, reporter, The Baxter Bulletin, Mountain Home, Ark.
  • Lisa Neuman, senior editor, AEGIS Communications, LLC, New Egypt, N.J. (@lisienne)
  • Phat Nguyen, news editor, Wilkes Beacon, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (@phatnguyen_)
  • Stephanie O’Neill, health care reporter, Southern California Public Radio, Simi Valley, Calif.
  • Tracy Overton, managing editor, AOA News, St. Louis
  • Paula Pant, independent journalist, Atlanta
  • Nancy Peck, student, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, Ga.
  • Justine Quart, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Venessa Ramirez, independent journalist, El Paso, Texas
  • Daniel Redwood, editor in chief, Health Insights Today, Overland Park, Kan.
  • April Dawn Ricchuito, independent journalist, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Bruce Robinson, news director, KRCB-Rohnert Park, Calif.
  • Linda Roman, executive editor, Remedy Health Media, New York
  • Stephen Ross, anchor/reporter, KOLN/KGIN-Grand Island, Neb. (@steverossNCN9)
  • Grace Rubenstein, reporter, The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Calif.
  • Melanie Ruiz, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, San Francisco
  • Neena Satija, reporter, Connecticut News Project, New Haven, Conn. (@nsatija89)
  • Katherine Schaff, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, San Francisco
  • Brittany Schell, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Oakland, Calif.
  • Simeon Silverio Jr., publisher & editor, Asian Journal, San Diego, National City, Calif.
  • Paul Sisson, staff writer, North County Times, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Jesica Soule, reporter, Skaneateles, Auburn, N.Y.
  • Paula Spencer Scott, senior editor, Caring.com, Kensington, Calif.
  • Chuleenan Svetvilas, managing editor, California Lawyer, San Francisco
  • Michelle Te, reporter, Wilsonville Spokesman, Canby, Ohio
  • Tara Thomas, reporter, KWWL-Waterloo, Waterloo, Iowa
  • Robin Urevich, independent journalist, Los Angeles
  • Elizabeth Varin, staff writer, Imperial Valley Press, El Centro, Calif.
  • Roxana Venero, anchor/reporter, KUNP-Portland, Ore.
  • Patricia Wen, reporter, The Boston Globe, Boston
  • Melinda Wenner Moyer, independent journalist, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Joseph Williams, student, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Anthony Wilson, editor, American Health Line, Washington, D.C.
  • Jacki Wood, reporter, Nodaway News Leader, Maryville, Mo.
  • Emily Wood, anchor/reporter, KY3 News, Springfield, Mo.

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