Christine Herman

Reporter, Illinois Public Media Location: , , ,

Christine can speak to mental health in jails and prisons, mental health parity, trauma and mental illness, children’s mental health and the effects on families and caregivers.

Christine Herman is a Ph.D. chemist turned audio journalist. Her reporting has received awards from the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association and has aired on national programs including All Things Considered and Here & Now. Christine is a mother of three and aspiring aerial artist. She’s a recipient of the 2018-2019 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism and has been working at Illinois Public Media since 2015. 


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Project: Children’s mental health linked to early childhood trauma and mental health parity.