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Kate Long's blog posts

posted 07/06/2012

The Shape We’re In, Dennis Hunt fellowship project on West Virginia's obesity rates, was published following the philosophy of "sustainable outrage".

posted 07/21/2011

Journalist Kate Long's home state faces staggering health problems, prompting her project to explore West Virginia’s rising tide of chronic disease and obesity and the considerable efforts by its residents to reverse it.

Awards and Updates

Gerald Loeb Award (2004) - awarded by UCLA Anderson School of Management

A 22-part series on health insurance ( lack thereof) in West Virginia. Scroll down on link to "small newspapers" for story samples

Kate Long's Blog

The Shape We’re In, Dennis Hunt fellowship project on West Virginia's obesity rates, was... more »
posted 07/06/12
Journalist Kate Long's home state faces staggering health problems, prompting her project to... more »
posted 07/21/11

Kate Long's Work

Journalist Kate Long explores West Virginia's epidemics of chronic disease and obesity and the efforts to reverse them.

Journalist Kate Long explores a community's effort to create diabetes education programs in her series on West Virginia's epidemics of chronic disease and obesity and the efforts to reverse them. The series is called "The Shape We're In."

Journalist Kate Long offers diabetes resources in her examination of West Virginia's epidemics of chronic disease and obesity and the efforts to reverse them.  Her series is called "The Shape We're In."