Lisa Chedekel

Co-Founder, Connecticut Health Investigative Team

Lisa Chedekel is a senior writer and co-founder of the online news service C-HIT (the Connecticut Health Investigative Team), which has a section devoted to veterans’ issues. She is an award-winning investigative reporter who wrote for the Hartford Courant for 15 years, covering a wide range of beats, from politics to healthcare.

In 1999, she was among a team of journalists awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting. In 2006, Chedekel co-authored a series on mental health in the military that won the Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma, the George Polk Award and the Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting; in 2007, she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting.  Before writing for The Courant, she was a staff writer and columnist for the New Haven Register.

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