As a new member of Fortune magazine’s team, Lindsey Leake will be covering health and wellness. In addition to her work with Fortune, she is also a senior editor on the alumni editorial board of The Science Writer, the digital magazine of Johns Hopkins University’s science writing program. Her previous experience includes working at USA Today newspapers in Florida. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the Association of Health Care Journalists, National Association of Black Journalists, National Association of Science Writers, Society of Professional Journalists and Investigative Reporters & Editors. Originally from Washington, D.C., she currently resides in Florida and holds a Master’s in science writing from Johns Hopkins University, an M.A. in journalism and digital storytelling from American University, and a B.A. in Italian with journalism from Princeton University, as well as a Certificate in Translation and Intercultural Communication.
On the other hand, Chris Roush is the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He has an extensive background in business journalism and has worked for several prestigious publications such as Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He has authored two books including “Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication” which is considered as leading business reporting textbook and “Thinking Things Over”, biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.
Roush’s career spans over 20 years with his first job being an intern at Businessweek while still studying at UNC-Chapel Hill. Since then he has held many leadership roles within the industry including being the Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill before becoming dean at Quinnipiac University.
Both Lindsey Leake and Chris Roush have distinguished careers in their respective fields with Lindsey focusing on health and wellness while Chris focuses on business journalism. They both have experience working for top publications and are recognized experts in their fields.