Welcome AHCJ’s newest members

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.

  • Jeffrey Billman, independent journalist, Durham, N.C. (@jeffreybillman)
  • Aaliyah Bowden, student, North Carolina Central University, Jacksonville, N.C. (@AaliyahCBowden)
  • Michael Cadigan, MMJ/anchor, Spectrum News 1, Louisville, Ky. (@michaelcadigan)
  • Lisa Colangelo, staff writer – health reporter, Newsday, Lindenhurst, N.Y. (@lisalcolangelo)
  • Brian Eastwood, independent journalist, Arlington, Mass. (@Brian_Eastwood)
  • Stephanie Goldberg, health care reporter, Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago (@steph_goldberg)
  • Mark Horvit, associate professor, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, Mo. (@markhorvit)
  • Chia-Yi Hou, staff writer, The Hill, New York (@chiayi_hou)
  • Pien Huang, health reporter, NPR, Washington, D.C.
  • Lindsay Jones, senior NFL reporter, The Athletic, Centennial, Colo. (@bylindsayhjones)
  • Tom Mirga, editor, 340B Report, Arlington, Va. (@340B_Report)
  • Rachel Nania, senior writer, editor, producer, AARP, Washington, D.C. (@Rachel_Nania)
  • Natalia Navarro, morning reporter, Colorado Public Radio, Denver (@NataliaVNavarro)
  • Tim O’Shei, enterprise reporter, Buffalo News, Lake View, N.Y. (@timoshe)
  • Arjun Rajagopalan, founder, {P}rescription, Chennai, India (@Chennaidoc)
  • Mary Ellen Schneider, independent journalist, Setauket, N.Y. (@MaryEllenNY)
  • Caroline Seydal, independent journalist, Long Beach, Calif. (@carolineseydel)
  • Beatrice Spadacini, health emergency manager, Internews, Silver Spring, Md. (@BeaSpada)
  • Akshay Syal, medical fellow, NBC News, New York (@akshaysyal)
  • Hannah Wiley, politics reporter, Sacramento Bee, Sacramento (@hannahcwiley)
  • Victoria Wilson, independent journalist, Centerville, Ohio
  • Akilah Wise, independent journalist, Atlanta (@awisephd)

If you haven’t joined yet, see what member benefits you’re missing out on: Access to more than 50 journals and databases, tip sheets and articles from your colleagues on how they’ve reported stories, conferences, workshops, online training, reporting guides and more. Join AHCJ today to get a wealth of support and tools to help you.

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