Lindsey Leake, the newest addition to Fortune magazine’s team, will be covering health and wellness. In addition to her work with Fortune, Leake 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.
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 held various positions throughout his career including Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Roush has worked for 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 a biography titled “Thinking Things Over” about former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.
Lindsey Leake’s expertise lies in health and wellness while Chris Roush’s background is rooted in business journalism with an extensive resume that includes experience working for some top publications such as Bloomberg News and Businessweek among others.