Chief medical writer, The Associated Press
Marilynn Marchione joined the Associated Press in 2004 after 28 years as a reporter and editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Akron Beacon Journal. As the AP’s chief medical writer, she covers medical meetings and looks for consumer-oriented stories with an eye for news you can use. In 2010, she won CASW’s Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting. Her work has also been recognized by the Associated Press Managing Editors Association and others. She has held numerous fellowships, including a four-month Knight epidemiology fellowship at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Her journalism degree is from Kent State University.