West Coast Editor
Charles Piller, STAT’s West Coast editor, writes watchdog reports and in-depth projects from his base in the San Francisco Bay Area. He previously worked as an investigative journalist for the Sacramento Bee and the Los Angeles Times, and has reported on public health, science, and technology from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Central America. Charles has won numerous journalism awards, has authored two investigative books about science, and has reported extensively on prison conditions and bridge engineering. Send encrypted PGP email to firstname.lastname@example.org using this public key.