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AHCJ members return incumbents to board of directors

Len Bruzzese

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.

Six incumbents were returned to the Association of Health Care Journalism’s board of directors for a term starting July 1, 2019.

Incumbents beginning a new two-year term are Jeanne Erdmann, a Missouri-based freelancer; Felice Freyer, The Boston Globe; Gideon Gil, Stat; Marlene Harris-Taylor, WVIZ/PBS Ideastream; Maryn McKenna, an Atlanta-based freelancer; and Karl Stark, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Welcome AHCJ’s newest members

Len Bruzzese

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.

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

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Spotlight Q&A with member David Wahlberg, Wisconsin State Journal

Catherine Wendlandt

About Catherine Wendlandt

Catherine Wendlandt is a graduate research assistant at AHCJ, pursuing a master's degree in journalism-magazine editing at the University of Missouri. She has a degree in journalism-magazine publishing in 2018 from MU and minored in Spanish and religious studies. As an undergrad, she worked at Vox Magazine and the Columbia Missourian.

David Wahlberg

Where are you from/how far did you travel?

So I sort of had to travel from Madison, Wis., although I was actually at a different seminar the first part of this week in D.C. so I kind of came from there.

How many AHCJ conferences have you been to?

I don’t know for sure, but I would say about 10. I think my first one was in 2002 or 2003. Continue reading

Spotlight Q&A with member Sonia Narang, multimedia journalist

Catherine Wendlandt

About Catherine Wendlandt

Catherine Wendlandt is a graduate research assistant at AHCJ, pursuing a master's degree in journalism-magazine editing at the University of Missouri. She has a degree in journalism-magazine publishing in 2018 from MU and minored in Spanish and religious studies. As an undergrad, she worked at Vox Magazine and the Columbia Missourian.

Sonia Narang, multimedia journalist, contributor to local NPR affiliates and PRI’s “The World”

Where are you from/how far did you travel?

I’m from Los Angeles and I had to travel all day, so I don’t know how many miles that was … It took me nine hours to get here.

Is this your first AHCJ conference?

Yes.

Are you a fellow?

I am a California fellow. Continue reading

Spotlight Q & A with member Eric Rosenthal, independent journalist

Catherine Wendlandt

About Catherine Wendlandt

Catherine Wendlandt is a graduate research assistant at AHCJ, pursuing a master's degree in journalism-magazine editing at the University of Missouri. She has a degree in journalism-magazine publishing in 2018 from MU and minored in Spanish and religious studies. As an undergrad, she worked at Vox Magazine and the Columbia Missourian.

Eric Rosenthal, independent journalist

Where are you from and how far did you travel to the conference?

I’m from Wynnewood, Pa., just outside of Philadelphia. It was 2 hours and 15 minutes by car.

How many AHCJ conferences have you been to?

About a dozen.

What are you looking forward to at the conference?

Otis Brawley’s kickoff speech. He’s actually a very good friend of mine. So I’m looking forward to his presentation. At this stage, I come to AHCJ conferences primary to meet other people and to talk. Continue reading

Grad student reviews the value of AHCJ conferences

Catherine Wendlandt

About Catherine Wendlandt

Catherine Wendlandt is a graduate research assistant at AHCJ, pursuing a master's degree in journalism-magazine editing at the University of Missouri. She has a degree in journalism-magazine publishing in 2018 from MU and minored in Spanish and religious studies. As an undergrad, she worked at Vox Magazine and the Columbia Missourian.

Hello!

My name is Catherine, and I am a graduate student researcher for the Association of Health Care Journalists. I am so excited about the Health Journalism 2019 conference in Baltimore this week, and I hope to see you there!

This will be my first tour at AHCJ’s annual conference, and I can’t wait to share with you what I’ve learned to expect. Continue reading