Steven Birenbaum, MPA
Steven Birenbaum is a senior communications officer, where he works to promote the foundation’s efforts to improve care at the beginning and end of life. An experienced grantmaker, he sets strategy to strengthen and support public media in California and leads CHCF’s investments in podcasting. Steven was interviewed at the 2020 Knight Media Forum by PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Hari Sreenivasan about CHCF’s health care journalism grantmaking.
Prior to joining the foundation, Steven was executive writer at Blue Shield of California. As a writer, his work has been published in The New York Times, Newsday, the Stanford Social Innovation Review and KQED Radio, among many other outlets. Steven received a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s of public affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin.
Articles by Steven
Use the form below to send an email to Steven.