Maria Dorfner is an innovative TV producer & content creator specializing in consumer Medical & Health, who has developed original Health content for CNBC & NBC; launched Cleveland Clinic News Service; helped launch MedPageTODAY (sold to CNN); Healthology (sold to NBCiVillage), helped launch CNBC in 1989 & talk show pilots into syndication. Dorfner founded NewsMD ’93, trusted resource for networks. Produce/Host, BOLDTVHealth (2019). NYC. Produce, Late Night Health (2019) Empower people to live healthy longer. Based in Easton, PA.
Began with internship at TODAY SHOW while at Pace University. Nat’l English Honors major, Political Science minor, Intercollegiate Model City Council, Health reporter for Pace Press, wrote Ivy League Roundup health column for Columbia U.’s newspaper. Scholarship from NBC for grad school at Columbia University. Medical reporting scholarship from AMA. She has also worked with ABC News, Good Morning America, and Discovery Channel
Partial List of Awards: Freddie Award for Excellence in Medical Reporting, Medical Reporting Scholarship from American Medical Association, Outstanding Leadership Abilities, National Assoc. of Female Execs, Outstanding Media Recognition, AHA, Outstanding Achievement, March of Dimes, Commitment to Advancement of Women in Media, Pace U. 2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement for Leadership, Excellence.