Brian Krans is an award-winning investigative, political, spot news, and rollerblading reporter, and former senior writer for Healthline who helped co-found Healthline News. His work has appeared on the airwaves and on the pages of KQED, The California Report, East Bay Express, Salon, The Huffington Post, Wired, and other outlets. He graduated from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where he studied at its Investigative Reporting Program while investigating corruption in California. He, his wife, and their dog live in Oakland. Find him on Twitter.