Charles Heller has been a journalist for 15+ years, writing, editing, researching, and fact-checking for both print and digital media, on a wide variety of subjects. His time evaluating (mostly false) medical and diet claims as as a Staff Writer at Food & Wine lead to a drive for Fact Checking more generally. He holds a BA in Written Arts from Bard College.
Charles Heller received a Bachelors of Arts in Written Arts from Bard College.
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