Jackie Fortier

Jackie Fortier
Jackie reports for StateImpact Oklahoma on a variety of topics and heads its health reporting initiative. She has many journalism awards to her name during her years of multi-media reporting in Colorado, and was part of a team recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists with a Sigma Delta Chi award for excellence in breaking news reporting in 2013. She is a former young professional fellow of the Journalism and Women's Symposium, and a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Reporters without Borders, and a lifetime member of Kappa Tau Alpha, awarded for her thesis on disability and technology in news reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in English with an emphasis in creative writing from Colorado State University and a Master of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder. When she's not reporting, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three cats.

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Oklahoma suicide rate up 36 percent since 1999

Oklahoma is one of 25 states that saw rates climb more than 30 percent
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Hospital replaces pamphlets with conversations to get parents to stop smoking

Fragile NICU babies are at risk of complications from smoking caregivers
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Grand jury: Financial crisis at Oklahoma health agency never existed

Jurors say 200 layoffs and emergency infusion of $30 million was unnecessary.
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Oklahoma Opioid Deaths Continue To Rise

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