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Health reporters share lessons learned over the years

Here’s why some Atlanta-based journalists recommend reading your story backwards and getting out of the hospital when writing about health and medicine.

How a Grady alumna worked her sources to expose concerns with a hospital CEO

In June, alumna Elizabeth Fite broke news about a vote of no confidence in Kevin Spiegel, CEO of Erlanger Health System, the nation’s 10th largest hospital, located in Chattanooga, Tenn. A few months later, he stepped down from his post.

Health reporting helped one student to hone skills, refocus

“Experience has been the best teacher for helping me figure out what I do and don’t want to do, as well as honing my craft of writing and communicating,” said Aaron Hale, associate editor for UGA’s Georgia Magazine.

Multimedia can help make complex science more digestible, alumna says

“I felt that it was essential to learn how to do videos and multimedia, especially animation, because it was a way to convey ideas easier,” said Hyacinth Empinado, a multimedia producer with Boston-based STAT News.