Pauline Bartolone, Sacramento Correspondent for California Healthline, has been a radio and print journalist for 15 years, most recently covering state health policy from California’s capital. She reported on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act for NPR’s Sacramento affiliate and delved into the complex world of pharmaceutical prices for CALmatters. She has been a frequent contributor to NPR and KHN. Pauline has won multiple regional Edward R. Murrow awards, national recognition from the Society of Professional Journalists, and a first-place prize from the Association of Health Care Journalists. She also freelanced throughout Latin America, where her coverage of climate change in the Ecuadorian Andes co-won a 2006 George Polk award in radio. Pauline has a master’s in new media from the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Journalism.