Dan Heyman


Dan Heyman has been a working reporter and editor for the last thirty-five years, contributing numerous freelance pieces to NPR, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, among others. Based in West Virginia since 1998, he has covered the state for the Public News Service and now works as an editor.

Languages Spoken: English, some limited Spanish

Topic Expertise: Energy markets and regulation, healthcare finance, consumer financial markets, macroeconomics, government budgets, jobs and labor, West Virginia politics and culture.

Local Expertise: West Virginia

Demographic Expertise: Working class people, especially in Appalachia, the rust-belt, and Texas.

Recent Work:
Investigation: Marcellus Waste 'Too Hot' for Release by Nuke Plant
NH Voters Take Note: Latest Iowa Poll Finds “Tightly Bunched Field”
Shaheen: 'Citizens United' Stopped Plan to Curb Surprise Medical Billing
Field Thins: Former Candidate Doubts Process, Has Confidence In Voters
Task Force Finding Maine Juvenile Justice System Dysfunctional
Solar Tour Highlights Potential for West Virginia
Federal Changes to Medicaid Could Fund Behavioral Health in WV Schools
Advocates: National Bike or Walk to School Day "Good For MN Children"
Report Fits WV Tap-Water Safety Issues into National Pattern
Hanshaw Discusses Climate Change, But Won’t Call It By Name