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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.

Mayo Clinic's Precision Investment in News About Its Program — The following is a guest post from Andrew Holtz , one of our longtime contributors, my former colleague at CNN, and a past president of the Association of Health Care Journalists. This is at least the sixth time that we have addressed National Press Foundation workshop funding on this site.
Mar 30, 2015

Without journalists we'd never know. Year-long AP investigation links slavery & seafood #vitaljournalism

Mar 23, 2015

RT @picardonhealth: Journalists should be mindful of who funds their training, by @HoltzReport via @healthnewsrevu @felicejfreyer

Mar 23, 2015

RT @AHCJ_Pia: Sponsored journalist training on “precision medicine”: @HoltzReport zeros looks at conflict of interest

Mar 23, 2015

RT @felicejfreyer: Cautioning journalists to be mindful of who funds their training: by @HoltzReport @healthnewsrevu

Mar 23, 2015

RT @StreetsblogNet: RT @OUIQC Urban sprawl was an answer to public health problems based on industrial pollution. Now our health problems based on inactivity.

Mar 23, 2015

RT @HealthNewsRevu: Sponsored journalist training on precision medicine: zeroing in on conflict of interest. By @HoltzReport.…

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