Sammy Mack believes in the power of public health storytelling. She comes to the Healthy State Collaborative from 91.3 WLRN, South Florida’s NPR news station, where she previously worked as a morning producer for WLRN/Miami Herald News.At the same time, Mack was an assistant producer on The Florida Roundup–a live, weekly news panel show. She’s also an assistant producer with Under the Sun, a radio features program telling the stories of South Florida. Prior to becoming a radio producer, Mack was a print journalist. Her writing has appeared in Global Health, HealthNewsFlorida.org, Gambit Weekly, MAP Magazine, Gulfshore Life, Philadelphia Weekly, the St. Petersburg Times and other publications. Mack earned a master’s degree in public health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, La. While in New Orleans, Mack was a health reporter for the Gambit Weekly, covering post-Katrina public health stories. Mack was a writing fellow during the 2008 Poynter Summer Fellowship for Young Journalists.