Emily Bader is a health care and general assignment reporter for The Maine Monitor. She joined the Monitor in April 2023 from The Sun Journal, where she covered health care for two years and was a University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism Data Fellow. Prior to that, she was a staff writer for The Lakes Region Weekly.
Emily has earned several awards, including the Maine Press Association’s Bob Drake Young Writer Award in 2021, the New England Newspaper & Press Association’s Publick Occurrences Award in 2022 and most recently, the Maine Public Health Association’s journalism award.
Emily was born and raised in Los Angeles and earned her bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Wellesley College.