Television news journalist and public health advocate
Perri Peltz is a distinguished television news journalist and public health advocate. Most recently she served as an anchor and reporter for WNBC-TV where she focused on issues relating to poverty and health. Ms. Peltz has previously worked at the Robin Hood Foundation, served as a co-anchor for “Today in New York,” was a contributor for NBC’s “Dateline,” and a reporter and anchor for the award-winning show, “CNN.com”. She also produced the feature film, The Knights of the South Bronx, and has won numerous awards for a piece on the misdiagnosis of melanoma. She was recently honored by the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center for her contributions to public health advocacy. Ms. Peltz is currently on the board of the Irvington Institute for Medical Research. She holds a master’s degree in Public Health from Columbia University.