Joanne Kenen

Executive Editor, Health Care, POLITICO

Joanne Kenen is executive editor of health care at POLITICO, where since 2011 she’s expanded the health policy reporting team, led public policy forums, and helped design a year-long magazine series on public health and changing American demographics. A veteran Washington reporter who has covered all aspects of health policy and politics, she spent over a decade on Capitol Hill for Reuters and wrote about end-of-life care during a Kaiser Family Foundation media fellowship. Kenen’s work has appeared in publications including The AtlanticThe Washington PostSlate, the WashingtonianKaiser Health News, and Health Affairs. She’s a frequent radio and TV commentator and appears on KHN’s “What the Health?” podcast.

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