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Exiting Ohio: Journalism and Health in Ohio with Paige Pfleger

Dan Skinner talks with Paige Pfleger, for the past few years a health and science reporter at WOSU Media, who is now on her way to WPLN in Nashville. Dan and Paige discuss her time in Ohio, the challenges and joys of covering stories intersecting with health, and how journalists can stay connected to communities in a rapidly-shifting journalism industry.

Visit Paige’s personal website to read some of her writing, and see her other work. Follow her on Twitter here.

Read about Paige’s new position in Nashville. 

Listen to some of Paige's music, produced by Shamir Bailey for Accidental Popstar Records and released under the name Southwick.

Also discussed on the episode:

New media in Ohio, including Matter News, the Ohio Capital Journal, and Mahoning Matters.

Produced by Dan Skinner and Mark Frantz

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Dr. Dan Skinner is Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Department of Social Medicine at Ohio University, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, on the Dublin, Ohio campus. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from the City University of New York. Skinner teaches and researches about, as well as advocates for increased access to health care, especially for underserved populations, as well as various aspects of social determinants that affect the health of communities, in Ohio and beyond.
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