Journalism Grants

Funding For:

"Sick" Podcast Season Two

Behavioral Health / Social Determinants of Health


Side Effects Public Media

Grant Period:

Nov 06, 2019 - Jun 30, 2021



Summary of the Project:

This six-episode podcast will explore what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy — and what that says about holes in our regulatory systems.

About the Grantee:

Sick, named one of the year's best podcasts by The Atlantic, is hosted by Jake Harper and Lauren Bavis. It is a production of Side Effects Public Media, a Midwest public broadcasting collaboration that examines how policy, environment and economics impact our health.