Linda Ciampa is an award-winning journalist with a wide range of experience in all formats of media. She is also a practicing registered nurse with specialties in pediatrics, maternity and surgery. Ciampa began her television career as a reporter in Sioux City, Iowa. There she covered the Iowa presidential caucuses and later New Hampshire Presidential Primaries. Ciampa worked as a local news reporter, writer and producer at several stations before joining Cable News Network in 1992. During her 17 years at CNN, Ciampa worked as a writer, producer and correspondent for both the nutrition and medical units. She produced and reported breaking news for CNN, CNN Headline News, CNN Radio and CNN.com. In 2001, Ciampa received her nursing degree and an academic excellence award from Georgia Perimeter College while still a CNN correspondent. That year, Ciampa began part-time work as a pediatric nurse at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Currently, she works at the maternity unit at Milford Regional20Medical Center in Massachusetts. In 2002, Ciampa produced Healthy Choices, Healthy Children for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 20-minute video and supporting tip sheet is designed for pediatric medical offices to help change eating and activity patterns of children. She also produced award-winning broadcast series, including Wake Up America and How Safe is Our Food? Ciampa has interviewed top nutrition and medical experts. Additionally, she wrote health segments for Ladies Home Journal and appeared on the award-winning weekly nutrition program, On The Menu. Ciampa continues as a contributor to CNN’s Accent Health and also serves as Health Editor for Travelgirl Magazine. She is also a media spokesperson for Plus Media of New York and for DS Waters of Atlanta. Ciampa holds a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University, an M.S. in broadcast journalism from Boston University and an A.S. in Nursing from Georgia Perimeter College. She participated in a fellowship for biomedical research at the Case Western School of Medicine in 1997. She lives near Boston, Massachusetts, with her husband J im Morelli and son Will.
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