STAT introduced Wednesday that has employed two new well being tech reporters: Mario Aguilar and Katie Palmer.
Aguilar has greater than a decade of expertise protecting expertise, a lot of it at Gizmodo, the place he labored his manner up from reporter to deputy editor. He was additionally a senior editor on the tech publication Protocol. Most lately, he has been a expertise editor at CNN Enterprise, the place he helped edit the favored ”Misinformation Watch” weblog across the November election.
Palmer beforehand led well being and science protection at Quartz and in addition directed science protection at Wired, the place she climbed the ranks from analysis editor to senior editor. In 2018, Palmer was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford, the place she investigated battle of curiosity non-disclosure in analysis utilizing computer-assisted reporting and engaged with pc scientists at Stanford to start constructing a database of such conflicts.
“We’re excited to kick off the 12 months with these two massively revered journalists becoming a member of STAT,” stated Rick Berke, STAT’s co-founder and government editor. “Our ambition is obvious: to have probably the most authoritative protection anyplace of the intersection of expertise and well being care. As tech performs an more and more important function delivering well being care, Mario and Katie will construct on the wonderful protection already produced by Erin Brodwin and Casey Ross on this beat.’’