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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.
Aug 28, 2014

@SaleskyKATU Excuse to fly Wed. a.m. Aerials of our new home floating under Portland bridges: #PDXfloats

Aug 28, 2014

Almost ready to float our home through downtown Portland. Watch from the bridges or see online updates: #PDXfloats

Aug 12, 2014

Where are the copy editors @Oregonian? Today's B3 "They have fell from near the top of the Eastern Conference"

Aug 10, 2014

@doctorwes And if the picture came with a note saying "this is for your baby wall," that would be sufficient permission.

Aug 10, 2014

@doctorwes Not really, since the only ones with standing to complain would be the parents who sent the photo.

Aug 10, 2014

@CarlaKJohnson All they have to do is get permission. Looks like one more case of HIPAA misinterpretation.

Aug 10, 2014

@doctorwes @nytimeshealth Posting baby pix is fine as long as parents give permission. Misinterpretation of HIPAA is a common problem.

Aug 09, 2014

How can our nation advance when we make it so hard for our children to learn?…

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