Maiken Scott

Maiken Scott is WHYY’s behavioral health reporter and covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from new treatments for depression to the impact of foster care on children to the portrayal of mental illness in pop culture. 

Maiken started working at WHYY in 1997. Her first job with WHYY was as producer for the weekly mental health program Voices in the Family with Dr. Dan Gottlieb. She still serves as the executive producer for the show. Some of the most memorable shows she produced with Gottlieb featured interviews with actor Christopher Reeve, mathematician Dr. John Nash, and Mindfulness expert Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Scott has also produced and hosted several award-winning radio documentaries for WHYY including Growing up Big, In The Shadow of 9/11, Healing Healthcare, and Childhood Lost and Found, for which she was honored with the prestigious Gracie Allen Award.

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