People

  • Andrew Villegas helps with production and social media at Side Effects. He covered politics in Colorado before moving to Washington, D.C., to work as a reporter then an editor at Kaiser Health News. He is a graduate of the School of Journalism...

  • Reporter, KBIA

    Bram Sable-Smith is a reporter with Side Effects and lead reporter on the KBIA Health & Wealth Desk. A native Missourian, he’s documented mbira musicians in Zimbabwe, mining protests in Chile, and a lobstering union in Maine. His reporting...

  • Managing Editor, Side Effects

  • Reporter, WFYI

    Jake is a reporter with Side Effects and WFYI in Indianapolis. He decided to pursue radio journalism while volunteering at a community station in Madison, WI, and soon after began an internship with NPR's State of the Re:Union. Jake has...

  • Reporter/Producer, WXXI

    Karen Shakerdge is a health reporter/producer for WXXI and Side Effects Public Media. From a young anthropology student to a documentary film producer to an oral historian and now radio reporter, Karen has been asking people questions about...

  • Health Reporter, KBIA

    Rebecca Smith is a reporter and producer for the KBIA Health & Wealth desk and Side Effects Public Media. She was born and raised in Rolla, Missouri, and graduated with degrees in Journalism and Chemistry from Truman State...