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, WILL

    Christine Herman spent nine years studying chemistry before she left the bench to report on issues at the intersection of science and society. She started in radio in 2014 as a journalism graduate student at the University of Illinois and a...

  • Health Reporter, WFYI

    A long time before Emily joined WFYI, she wore pantsuits everyday. After graduating college with a degree in Economics, she worked as a business consultant for the Department of Defense. Some years later, she retired her pantsuits for something...

  • Reporter, WOSU

    Esther Honig is a reporter with Side Effects Public Media and WOSU. She joined WOSU in early 2016. Born in San Francisco, Esther got her start in public radio while attending Mills College in Oakland, California. Before reporting for WOSU, she...

  • 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 and Digital Producer, Side Effects

    A native midwesterner, Sarah Fentem has been a radio reporter in Indiana for years, first at WFIU in Bloomington and later at WBAA in West Lafayette, where she covered health policy for the state's regional journalism collaborative. She...