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Portland, OR
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  media portrayals of health & medicine, public health, medicine, health policy, media ethics, health, health care, medical tv shows

Author: House MD vs. Reality, Medical Science of House, Real Grey’s Anatomy, fmr CNN Med. Corresp.,,

Andrew Holtz's Biography

Former CNN Medical Correspondent Andrew Holtz is an independent journalist. He wrote “The Medical Science of House, M.D.” , “The Real Grey’s Anatomy” and “House M.D. vs. Reality”. Holtz was medicine in the media columnist for Oncology Times. A video series reporting and analyzing health news is archived here. Holtz was on the board of the Association of Health Care Journalists for 11 years, serving as President from ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid: KZSU-FM Stanford; reporter > News Director. Paid: KENI-TV (now KTUU) Newschannel 2, Anchorage, Alaska; reporter/anchor.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

In the early days of CNN, we used portable manual typewriters in the field. The scripts were couriered with tapes to bureaus or feed points.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Can't think of any.
Feb 16, 2015

RT @Crazytraffic99: Hey @UnderArmour, do @GNCLiveWell "fraudulent & potentially dangerous" supplements count for @mapmyride challenge? http…

Feb 12, 2015

Even for derring-do correspondents, driving can be the riskiest thing. #bobsimon #davidhalberstam #johnholliman

Feb 04, 2015

Pitfalls of leaning too much on markers like cholesterol: Therapeutics Initiative

Jan 29, 2015

RT @HealthNewsRevu: 2-star score for WSJ “Breathing for Your Better Health.” Reviewers @HoltzReport et al called it disease-mongering.…

Jan 26, 2015

Finally, the military responds to that annoying roommate from LA. On p3 of today's @Oregonian

Nov 08, 2014

RT @pricey43: @FOXSportsNews @ESPNAusNZ Should always cross the line Utah WR Drops Ball Before Scoring, Oregon Runs It Back

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