People

  • Andrew Villegas helps with production and social media at Side Effects. He covered politics in Colorado before moving to Washington, D.C., to work as a reporter then an editor at Kaiser Health News. He is a graduate of the School of Journalism...

  • Reporter, KBIA

    Bram Sable-Smith is a reporter with Side Effects and lead reporter on the KBIA Health & Wealth Desk. A native Missourian, he’s documented mbira musicians in Zimbabwe, mining protests in Chile, and a lobstering union in Maine. His reporting...

  • Reporter, WILL

    Christine Herman spent nine years studying chemistry before she left the bench to report on issues at the intersection of science and society. She started in radio in 2014 as a journalism graduate student at the University of Illinois and a...

  • Distribution and Impact Manager, Side Effects Indiana

    Deborah brings several decades of newsroom and corporate communications experience to Side Effects. A self-described news junkie, she earned a dual Bachelor’s degree in journalism and international relations from Syracuse...

  • Health Reporter, WFYI

    A long time before Emily joined WFYI, she wore pantsuits everyday. After graduating college with a degree in Economics, she worked as a business consultant for the Department of Defense. Some years later, she retired her pantsuits for something...

  • Reporter, WFYI

    Jake is a reporter with Side Effects and WFYI in Indianapolis. He decided to pursue radio journalism while volunteering at a community station in Madison, WI, and soon after began an internship with NPR's State of the Re:Union. Jake has...

  • Multimedia reporter, editor
  • Community Engagement Health Specialist, Side Effects Indiana

    Robin graduated from IUPUI in 2007 with a degree in Art History and minors in Sociology and Anthropology. After completing a year of service through AmeriCorps State at Ball State University, coordinating math tutoring...