Freelance Writer Profile
Experienced reporter, writer, editor
Name: Mary Hager
Type of Writer: Health or Medical Writer
Location: United States
Rate Type: per hour
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Extensive experience writing and reporting on a variety of topics, with emphasis on health, medicine, science, environment, natural resource, education, and energy. Writing and editing for different media, including newspaper, magazine, documentary scripts. medical monographs, encyclopedia and yearbook entries, and commission reports to the President and Congress on arthritis and epilepsy.
Experience / Education / Qualifications
Newspaper reporter Palo Alto Times--covered science and medicine, Stanford, local schools, city council, police, etc.
Life Magazine--assistant editor, Human Body series, newsfronts, McArthur memoirs, art department
Newsweek Magazine, correspondent, Washington bureau--science, medicine, health, environment, space, energy
Freelance writing for numerous publications including Consumers Digest, ECO, Tomorrow Magazine, Self, Impact 21, National Wildlife, New Yorker (breast cancer special), National Journal (book reviews), Fairfax Times/Journal/Washington Examiner (restaurnat reviews), Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation (conference summaries and editing monographs), wrote national commission reports to Congress and the President on epilepsy and arthritis, and more.
Pomona College, BA, history, '57 Stanford University, MA, communications and journalism, '58: Columbia University, Sloan-Rockefeller Advanced Science Writing Fellowship. '61