STAT Team / Ambar Castillo
Sharon Begley Science Reporting Fellow
Ambar Castillo is a 2022-2023 Sharon Begley Science Reporting Fellow at STAT. Most recently, she was a Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellow at Washington City Paper. Ambar earned a degree in Latin American studies at Boston University and Spanish-language journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, where she concentrated on health/science reporting. A Fulbright India research scholar, she researched complex human relationships, worked with StoryCorps, and reported at hyperlocal newspapers in the Bronx. She also worked with international communities in the health, education, and theater fields from India to Utah.