Portrait of Zach Kortge

Zach Kortge

News Writer- Verywell Mind


Central Michigan University


News writer

Former Verywell Mind editorial intern

Works closely with the Verywell News team to edit, source, and write stories

Formerly worked as a health professional in emergency services

My goal is to share the best in understandable science news. I want people to have the tools available to tackle their own mental health concerns, or help others traverse theirs.

— Zach Kortge


Zach is an editorial intern working with the Verywell News team to produce educational mental health content for readers. He is looking forward to learning about the editorial process at an award-winning online publication.

Zach has worked as a freelance writer in the past, focusing on health and science content. He especially has an interest in new research that discovers the best practices for treating mental health issues including anxiety and depression.


Zach is a senior at Central Michigan University pursuing degrees in neuroscience and psychology. He also holds certifications as an EMT.

About Verywell Mind

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