Welcome AHCJ’s newest members

Andrew Smiley

About Andrew Smiley

Andrew Smiley is the executive director of AHCJ and its Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism. He is an assistant professor of professional practice at the Missouri School of Journalism. Smiley comes to AHCJ from a sports broadcasting background, including nearly a decade at the Golf Channel/NBC Sports and a decade at ESPN, where he won an Emmy.

welcome-matPlease welcome these new professional and student members to AHCJ.

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

  • Jesse Baalman, student, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. (@baalmanJesse)
  • Daniela Blei, independent journalist, San Francisco (@tothelastpage)
  • Ambar Castillo, student, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, Richmond Hill, N.Y.
  • Chelsea Cirruzzo, reporter, Inside Health Policy, Washington, D.C. (@chelseacirruzzo)
  • Leigh Devine, editorial director, Medscape, New York
  • Lesley Evans Ogden, independent journalist, British Columbia, Canada (@ljevanso)
  • Hannah Furfaro, staff reporter, The Seattle Times, Seattle (@hannahfurfaro)
  • Theresa Gaffney, student, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, Astoria, N.Y. (@_gaffknee)
  • Melanie Gaiser, independent journalist, Amherst, N.H.
  • Sharon Goldman, independent journalist, Metuchen, N.J. (@sharongoldman)
  • Jackie Harris, student, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, New York (@jackienharris)
  • Dianne Hartley, vice president, US Healthcare Journals, Princeville, Hawaii
  • Xander Negozio, student, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo. (@xnegozio)
  • Abigail Nilsson, independent journalist, Lincoln, R.I.
  • Brianna Randall, independent journalist, Missoula, Mont.
  • Robin Roenker, independent journalist, Lexington, Ky.
  • Madison Ruffo, student, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY,
  • Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. (@ruffomadison)
  • Jill Shah, student, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, Astoria, N.Y.
  • Michelle Sullivan, independent journalist, Lawrence, Kan.
  • Grace Taylor, student, University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Buzz Von Ornsteiner, student, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, Brooklyn, N.Y. (@DrBuzz_Forensic)

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