Tech addict. News junkie. Seeking writing gigs of all types.
Emily Overholt is a reporter for the Nashville Business Journal covering health care and technology.
Prior to the Business Journal she she worked as a news associate for the Associated Press, where she covered crime, business, local and state government, bear attacks and odd news in 13 states.
She spent three months churning out more than 70 stories as an intern for The Phoenix Business Journal. During her internship she produced a multi-part cover story exploring medical marijuana's impact on employment in Phoenix for which she was awarded second place by the Arizona News Association for multimedia reporting.
Other career highlights include six months as a Boston Globe business correspondent covering retail, technology, innovation, and banking. While at the Globe she collaborated on Shadow Campus, a three-part investigative series focused on greed and mismanagement in Boston’s off-campus student housing market. The series was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize.
She also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Boston University Daily Free Press during their coverage of Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, for which the paper was awarded multiple awards by the Society of Professional Journalists Northeast chapter.