Laureen Fagan

Laureen Fagan

Expertise

Reporting, editing, social media, public health, climate change.

Education

Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism

Highlights

Experience

Laureen Fagan is a freelance journalist creating high-quality, informed content on health and medical issues. She has worked both in and out of newsrooms since 2000. She is a former paramedic with significant experience in public health and community affairs. She maintains “a passion for action” on sustainability and climate change. 

Education

Laureen holds a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School at Northwestern University, where she received a national award for science reporting. She completed her bachelor's degree in communication management, as well as an allied health degree, while living in her former state of Delaware. She also completed additional graduate study in theology at the University of Notre Dame, where she frequently writes for the Keough School of Global Affairs.

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