More than 200 hospitals have received waivers during the pandemic that allow them to bypass critical nurse-to-patient ratios.
Author Archives: Tarryn Mento
Tarryn Mento is the health reporter for KPBS. She has reported from three countries and in two languages. Her work has been published by The Washington Post, the Center for Public Integrity’s iWatch News, and El Nuevo Herald.
Prior to serving as KPBS' health reporter, Tarryn was the multimedia producer for MetroFocus at WNET in New York City. She was also a Pulliam Fellow at the Arizona Republic.
She completed her master's degree at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, where she was named a Carnegie-Knight News 21 Fellow.
A native of Syracuse, N.Y., Tarryn completed her undergraduate education in journalism at SUNY-Albany.
To contact her with questions, tips or corrections, email email@example.com.