LaRonda Peterson was the managing editor of Kaiser Health News. She oversees the newsroom’s editorial and financial operations, including distribution and digital strategies, and helped direct long-term planning. She joined KHN in 2015 after nearly six years at Politico, most recently as the deputy managing editor of Politico Pro. She helped launch the policy news service, built the Web team and was lead architect of Pro’s daily operations and digital strategy. She has previously worked at Newsday and the Orlando Sentinel and is a graduate of Duke University and the Georgetown University Law Center.