Joel Wolfram is a freelance journalist who covers behavioral health for WHYY News. He also contributes to The Pulse, WHYY’s health and science show, as a reporter and producer.

Joel is a recent graduate of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York City, where he lived for nearly 10 years. Before attending journalism school, Joel wrote for a hyperlocal blog in Brooklyn, sang in a couple of bands, and worked as a corporate paralegal. He graduated from Middlebury College in 2007 with a degree in philosophy.

Joel now lives in South Philadelphia. In his spare time, he enjoys running, collecting old records, eating adventurously, and looking for birds to add to his life list.

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