Description:

California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting is a new venture in journalism that is taking aim at the most fundamental health-care issues facing Californians. The center operates out of the USC Annenberg School for Communicaton & Journalism and is funded by the California HealthCare Foundaton. The Center's reporters and editors are partnering with news organizations across the state to explore questons about the quality and costs of health care and about Californians' ability to access it.

Begun:

2009

Website:http://www.centerforhealthreporting.org
Office Location:USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, The Alhambra, Building A-0, 2nd Floor, 1000 South Fremont Avenue, Unit 83 Alhambra, CA
Structure:

Unit at USC's Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism

Founder:

Michael Perks

Executive Director:

David Westphal

Approximate number of full-time staff:

8

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

7

Annual operating budget:

$1.2 million

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

No

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

No

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

No ("Not applicable")

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

No

Awards:

First Place, community newspaper division, Associaton of Health Care Journalists 2011

Contact:

dwestpha@usc.edu or 626-457-409

 



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