Public health. Public policy. Public media.
Sammy Mack is an award-winning journalist covering health care policy and public health. Her story about reporting on Zika while pregnant and living in Miami appears in Making Good Time: True Stories of How We Do, and Don't, Get Around in South Florida from Jai-Alai Books.
Mack was previously a staff reporter for WLRN, South Florida’s public radio news station. Her work has been published by NPR, Kaiser Health News, Global Health, Monocle 24, the Miami Herald and other outlets.
Her health care journalism is supported by a fellowship with the Kaiser Health News and NPR Health Care Reporting in the States project. Mack’s work has been honored with a Third Coast Best News Feature Award, Green Eyeshade Award for Investigative Journalism, and Florida AP Broadcaster and SPJ Sunshine State awards. She’s collaborated on projects that have won a Third Coast International Audio Festival bronze award, an Emmy, national and regional Edward R. Murrow awards, a Wilbur Award and a Dart Award. Mack was a writing fellow during the 2008 Poynter Summer Fellowship for Young Journalists.
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Want to get in touch? Email sammy[at]sammymack[dot]info. Or find her on Twitter: @sammymack.