Newspapers & Magazines
The Wall Street Journal -- Ms. Mundy became senior health reporter in Washington, covering the adulterated Chinese heparin scandal linked to about 100 U.S. deaths. Her 2009 front-page story on a flawed knee surgery aid led to a groundbreaking report by the FDA on inappropriate political influence in agency decisions approving medical devices. She left to work on a new book in 2015.
- Political Lobbying Drove FDA Process
- Review of the ReGen MenaFlex®
- Note to Pharma: ‘Your House Is On Fire, and You’re Still Smoking in Bed’
The Seattle Times – Washington D.C. Correspondent
New America Foundation -- Adjunct Fellow 2003-2006 Worked on healthcare issues for America’s seniors and on drug industry’s influence on Congress.
The Los Angeles Times -- Award-winning investigation on cold medicines revealed efforts by pharmaceutical industry to minimize federal regulations on over-the-counter meds linked to strokes in young women and children.
AdWeek, MediaWeek & BrandWeek Magazines
- Washington Bureau Chief 8 years
- Coordinated work by 3 reporters in DC with editors at New York headquarters
- Produced special issues on “What you need to know if you’re a media lobbyist” overview of Congress, FCC and Washington powerbrokers
- Managed coverage of 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2002 political ad campaigns
Ms. Mundy’s work has appeared in a variety of outlets including major newspapers and national magazines, and TV investigative pieces including CBS’ Minutes Two, ABC’s PrimeTime Live; The Washington Post; Washingtonian Magazine; US News & World Report; Campaigns & Elections, GQ Magazine; The Economist; Legal Affairs; The American Prospect; Jack Anderson
Regardie’s Magazine National Correspondent
Broke story on the United Way of America scandal in 1992. “It Works for All of Them” prompted national coverage, helped lead to Federal prison terms for the organization’s national president and two top officials. SPJ Award