David Heath

Independent Journalist

David Heath is an independent journalist whose work has appeared on PBS Frontline, the CBS Evening News, the Huffington Post, the Daily Beast, TheAtlantic.com and Time.com. He formerly worked at CNN, the Center for Public Integrity and the Seattle Times. In recent years, he has covered the environment, toxic chemicals and scientific integrity. He appeared in the Netflix documentary series “Dirty Money.” He’s won numerous national prizes, including the Goldsmith, Polk and Loeb awards. His story “Meet the ‘Rented White Coats’ Who Defend Toxic Chemicals” (featured on Showcase) won a NASW Science in Society Journalism Award in 2017. He is a three-time Pulitzer finalist for work he did with others. He was a Nieman fellow and taught journalism at the University of Washington and Harvard’s extension school.