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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

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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.

Experts are right, but Mark Cuban will prevail — The following is another perspective on the Mark Cuban Twitter barrage of personal health advice this week. This post is submitted by one of our longtime contributors, Andrew Holtz . ---------- Mark Cuban is old-fashioned and thinks small. A couple of days ago, Cuban told his Twitter throngs to get quarterly blood tests , even when perfectly healthy, just because.

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.

HoltzReport - Andrew Holtz, MPH — Insights to health and medicine from leading journalist Andrew Holtz. Former CNN Medical Correspondent. Past President of the Association of Health Care Journalists. Author of the Medical Science of House, M.D.
Jul 02, 2015

My answer to @MuckRack Daily's question: My former co-workers Lynne & Chuck got in a shootout. The bad guy lost.…

Jun 29, 2015

My answer to @MuckRack Daily's trivia question: It's that second taking a flying leap. The markets hope it doesn't crash.

Jun 23, 2015

.@ThrillistMiami Glad to see you fixed the picture... but gotta say the wrong one was more beautiful.

Jun 23, 2015

Oops. Picture of "most beautiful place" in Washington actually shows Oregon. Wrong gorge. @ThrillistMiami…

Jun 23, 2015

Oops. Picture of "most beautiful place" in Washington actually shows Oregon. Wrong gorge. @mmeltrez…

Jun 18, 2015

Genome links Kennewick Man to modern Native Americans. Counters earlier links to Asia. Nature:

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