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.


Part 5: Sound at stake

A hearing clinic trying to balance financial reality with needs of children on Medicaid reaches out for community support.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune Link to Story

Part 3: An impossible choice

On a Friday afternoon, two teenage parents walk into the waiting room at the Sarasota Children’s Clinic and sign in their baby, just 3 days old.
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Part 1: 2 million kids. $24 billion battle.

Before he nearly starved to death, Malik Staton was a goofy, charming 12-year-old with an infectious smile, good grades and the kind of potential that teachers get excited about.
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.
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Communities Cling to Local Schools Despite State Incentives

Governors pushed school consolidation but the number of school districts barely budged.
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.