The National Press Foundation has selected 20 journalists for our upcoming program, “Understanding Vaccines and Health.”

During the three-day fellowship, journalists will be immersed in health topics relating to vaccines, including public health issues, the manufacturing and approval process, opt-outs and exemptions, how immunization recommendations are formed and the vaccine pipeline.

The journalists are:

Emily Baumgaertner | Los Angeles Times

Susan Berger | Freelance, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune

Hilary Brueck | Business Insider

Clytie Bunyan | The Oklahoman

Helen Chickering | WCQS (Asheville, North Carolina)

Nicole Hayden | The Desert Sun, USA Today

Gwynne Hogan | WNYC (New York)

Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky | Freelance

Steven Ross Johnson | Modern Healthcare

Kristen Jordan Shamus | Detroit Free Press

Jacquie Lee | Bloomberg Law

Steffi Lee | Nexstar Media Group, KXAN (Austin, Texas)

Ashley McCallum | The Gazette (Janesville, Wisconsin)

Sarah Owermohle | Politico

Anne Saker | The Cincinnati Enquirer

Sara Shouhayib| Eyewitness News KBAK/KBFX (Bakersfield, California)

Kat Stromquist | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Devin Tomb |

Lindy Washburn |, USA Today

Sam Whitehead | WABE (Atlanta)


Support for this training comes from GSK. NPF retains sole responsibility for programming and content.