Stumbling into the Food Sector with Danielle Wiener-Bronner

“I always loved writing, but I never planned to be a journalist. Frankly, I never thought I could get someone to pay me to write.” Danielle Wiener-Bronner said of her entry into the world of journalism. After polishing her craft through gigs at Thomson Reuters, The Wire, and Fusion Media Group, Wiener-Bronner began her work at what was formerly CNNMoney. When it was relaunched as CNN Business, she was assigned to the food beat. With her background in economics, she brings a unique angle to her writing, zeroing in on the intersection of food and business.

Using Innovation and Data to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

When Dr. Baruch Fertel took a job at the Cleveland Clinic in 2013 he knew he had a crisis on his hands. The nation was in the grip of an opioid epidemic and Ohio was ground zero. And Fertel quickly realized that hospitals were, in some respects, doing more harm than good, often prescribing someone who came in with an ankle sprain or other small injury 30 Percocets because it was the default in the electronic health record (EHR). “That’s a huge amount for something that maybe is a day or two,” said Fertel, the Director of Quality and Operations at the storied medical center.

An Investigative Reporter Goes Undercover to Expose the Dark Side of Money and Power

When the BBC host suggested that the hostesses might have been able to “expect what they were getting,” Marriage clarified that she was warned the men might be “annoying,” but the reality was that a number of other hostesses were groped — from hands on hips, to hands up skirts. A woman was asked if she was a prostitute, another ordered to take off her underwear and dance on a table. A third told Marriage that one of the men exposed himself to her. Some were propositioned.