Introducing Patia Braithwaite, The New Senior Editor of NY Times Well
Patia grew up in Massapequa, N.Y. and received her B.A. in journalism from Hofstra University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Long Island University. She lives in Brooklyn, where she runs, knits and practices yoga.
Patia has been health director at Well+Good, where she oversaw coverage of Covid-19, heart health and maternal health among other topics. Before that, Patia explored the intersection of health and culture as a senior health editor at SELF magazine. There, her work on Black maternal mortality and Black mental health earned National Magazine Award nominations in 2020 and 2021. Patia also served as health editor at Refinery29, where she managed a team of journalists covering all aspects of health and wellness for millennial audiences.
Her first day is June 27.
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