Jacqueline Howard is a reporter for CNN Health, covering the latest news in medicine and healthy living. She appears in health-related segments on CNN’s morning show New Day. Previously, she served as senior science editor at The Huffington Post and host/producer of the video series “Talk Nerdy To Me.” She has appeared on MSNBC and HuffPost Live to discuss the latest news in science, health, and technology. Ms. Howard also has served as the on-air talent in a series of educational videos for The Nature Conservancy, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Big History Project. She was honored to serve as a guest judge in the prestigious 2015 Nikon Small World photomicrography competition, and she was selected to participate in The White House’s “We the Geeks: Women Role Models” initiative in March 2014. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Howard developed a passion for news and information at a young age. She was first published in her hometown newspaper, the Northwest Press. Ms. Howard joined the AOL Inc. family in 2010 as an editor at AOL’s local news company, Patch, where she spearheaded the “Patch of Nature” science reporting project. She then transferred to the HuffPost Science team in 2012 as an associate editor. Previously, Ms. Howard has produced content for USAToday.com, MTV Networks, and WCPO-TV. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, and a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She was a 2019 National Fellow at the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.
University of Southern California’s Annenberg School, master’s degree in journalism and communication