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Andrew Holtz

CNN Medical Correspondent and Anchor, YOUR HEALTH.

Andrew Holtz is a medical correspondent in the CNN Health Unit. He reports on medical research, health care and other health issues. He is also an anchor for the weekly CNN program YOUR HEALTH.

In 1992 Holtz received a Georgia division American Cancer Society Media Challenge Award for "Price of Cancer." In 1996 Holtz was a WorldFest Houston Finalist for CNN Presents: Perfect People and received a National Easter Seal Society Communications Award.

Holtz joined CNN in 1980 when the network debuted. He was originally based in Portland and then moved to CNN's Los Angeles bureau in 1983. During 1986 and 1987 he traveled around the world, visited two dozen nations and five continents as a medical correspondent. Holtz joined the medical unit in Atlanta in 1987.

Prior to joining CNN, Holtz was an anchor and reporter at KENI-TV in Anchorage, Alaska, where he won top honors from the Alaska Press Club for his coverage of an oil spill in a sea lion rookery in the remote Pribiloff Islands. Prior to that he was also news director at Stanford University's radio station.

Holtz received a bachelor degree in broadcasting with a minor in Physics from Stanford University. Holtz speaks German and enjoys bicycling.


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