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Taunya English

WHYY Health Reporter Taunya English covers stories from across the Philadelphia region as well as health policy from the State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa.

She has documented the links between nutrition and disease; the changing relationship between doctors and patients; and efforts to give people healthier places to live, work and play.

Taunya's radio work on WHYY-FM airs during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Her television work appears on Delaware's newsmagazine First.

Before joining WHYY, Taunya led statehouse news coverage for Public Radio Capitol News in Harrisburg, Pa. For three years, she worked as a freelance health reporter for Baltimore’s National Public Radio affiliate, WYPR. Her stories gave attention to African American farmers in rural Maryland, lay health workers in the Washington, D.C. suburbs, and homeless people trying to hold on to their jobs.

Taunya began her journalism career as a newspaper reporter in Northern California, then moved on to become a science writer in Washington, DC. She earned her graduate degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

Recent stories by Taunya English:

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