Maggie Clark

Sarasota, Florida

Maggie Clark

I'm a data-driven storyteller working at the intersection of people and policy. I'm an expert in finding fresh angles to every story.


Venice Regional hospital's image takes another hit

Venice Regional Bayfront Health hit another setback over the weekend in its effort to rehabilitate its public image after a string of problems over the past year.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune Link to Story

Ambulance services not in insurance networks

When Sarasota resident Lisa Dunlap fainted, she didn’t know she’d be on the hook for more than just her hospital bill.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune Link to Story

Interactive: The Ever-Shrinking Number of School Districts

The number of school districts continued to decline in Great Recession.
Stateline Link to Story

Communities Cling to Local Schools Despite State Incentives

Governors pushed school consolidation but the number of school districts barely budged.
Stateline Link to Story

Zimmerman verdict renews 'stand your ground' law debate

The acquittal of George Zimmerman raised fresh discussion of Florida's “stand your ground” law.
USA Today Link to Story

Stateline: Security Cameras May Be Key to Finding Boston Bomber

Cameras are an integral tool in the effort to track and combat 21st century crime, like the Boston terror bombings.
Council on Foreign Relations Link to Story

Governors Balance Pardons With Politics

Governors are more reluctant to use their pardon power for fear of political fallout. But some still issue them.
Stateline Link to Story


Maggie Clark

I'm a senior health projects reporter at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune specializing in health business and policy.

Previously, I worked as a data analyst and editor for NerdWallet Cities. Before that, I covered public safety policy in the states for, an independent nonprofit news organization housed within the Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, D.C..

My work has appeared in local and national news outlets, including USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and NPR News.

I earned my master's in journalism from the University of Maryland and my bachelor's degree from Florida State University.

I'm also a violinist, a wife and a new runner. I prefer cursive.