How one reporter re-purposed her broadcast, online work for a new audience

Pia Christensen

About Pia Christensen

Pia Christensen (@AHCJ_Pia) is the managing editor/online services for AHCJ. She manages the content and development of healthjournalism.org, coordinates AHCJ's social media efforts and edits and manages production of association guides, programs and newsletters.

Joanne Silberner

Joanne Silberner

Joanne Silberner did a heavily reported series of radio stories and web posts on cancer in developing countries in 2013. In 2014, Robert Lott, deputy editor of the health policy journal Health Affairs, asked if she would be willing to do a version for his journal. It would be easy, he said – just update the reporting.

It wasn’t exactly easy, but re-working the stories was fun, and remunerative. In a piece for AHCJ, she tells us about the experience and offers some tips for other reporters. Read more …

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