Sarah Ladd

Lantern reporter Sarah Ladd recognized by Kentucky Psychological Association for ‘Breaking the Stigma’ series

BY: - November 6, 2023

The Kentucky Psychological Association has recognized Lantern reporter Sarah Ladd with its 2023 Mental Health in Media Award.  At a Friday awards ceremony in Lexington, the organization’s president Patti Weiter singled out the Lantern’s “Breaking the Stigma” series as an “impressive work of public service journalism.”  Ladd created the series in 2022 with the goal […]


A Kentucky COVID-19 reporter’s journey with COVID-19

BY: - October 23, 2023

For more than three years, I’ve written about COVID-19. The people who caught it and those who kept it longer than they should have. The people who bought into misinformation. And, worst of all, those who died from it.   Finally, I tested positive myself.    Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had several COVID-19 scares over the […]