• 35+ years of journalism experience
  • Chaired a discussion on data-based investigative journalism for the Health Data Initiative
  • Has been published in The New York Times Magazine, Psychology Today, and Sports Illustrated


Ronni Sandroff has more than 35 years of experience in the journalism industry. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Psychology Today, and Sports Illustrated, among other publications. The topics she covers include medicine, retirement, and insurance. She began her career writing fiction, and even studied under Kurt Vonnegut, Nelson Algren, and Vance Bourjaily at the famed Iowa Writer’s Workshop. She later moved to journalism and was even editor-in-chief of Medica, a lifestyle magazine for women doctors.

Ronni is the former health editor for Consumer Reports, where she worked for 15 years and was promoted to editorial director for Health and Family.  During her tenure, she brought readers cutting-edge coverage of such key health issues as drug pricing, dangerous nutritional supplements, vaccine safety, hospital ratings, health reform, and the secrets of successful dieters. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists and the PEN American Center.


Ronni has a master’s degree from the Writer’s Workshop at the University of Iowa and a bachelor's degree in English from Hunter College.