Announcement from Nationwide Editor Matea Gold, Deputy Nationwide Editor Philip Rucker, Well being and Science Editor Stephen Smith:
We’re very comfortable to announce that Mary-Ellen Deily is becoming a member of the Well being and Science staff to assist edit and produce the weekly Well being and Science part. She is going to work with Pooh Shapiro to steer a piece that showcases riveting protection about scientific discovery and empowers readers with shopper well being information.
For the previous seven years, Mary-Ellen has labored on The Submit’s Opinions copy desk, the place she has been a associate within the vital progress of Opinions on-line and in print. She additionally labored part-time final 12 months on the Opinions project desk, the place she solicited and edited items corresponding to an op-ed on dwelling within the wildfire zone in rural Bishop, Calif. Mary-Ellen has additionally written a number of articles, together with a poignant, revelatory story for the Well being and Science part about her mom’s wrestle with Alzheimer’s illness and anxiousness.
Earlier than becoming a member of The Submit, Mary-Ellen labored for almost 20 years at Training Week, together with as assistant managing editor for presidency and politics and deputy commentary editor. She started her profession as a common project reporter on the Easton Star Democrat and Caroline County Occasions-Document on Maryland’s Japanese Shore.
Mary-Ellen holds a B.A. in English from the College of Virginia.
She joins Well being and Science on Might 31. Please be part of us in congratulating Mary-Ellen on her new function.