Moryt Milo

Moryt Milo is a San José Spotlight editor.

Her work as a journalist and newspaper editor includes coverage of government, business, politics and health care. Her commentary has been featured in the Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times and National Geographic online.

As former Silicon Valley Business Journal editor, she established the publication as a must-read for the local business community. Prior to her tenure at the SVBJ, she reported and then served as editor of the Silicon Valley Community Newspapers. She was a contributor to the Progressive Media Project, a publication launched to diversify the country’s op-ed pages, where her commentaries were picked up nationwide.

During her career, she garnered numerous awards for her body of work in writing and breaking news coverage from the California News Publishers Association. Her newsrooms have been honored with general excellence for their reporting and overall news coverage.

Moryt sits on the board of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) in Santa Clara County where she moderates events and interviews mental health advocates including Tom Insel, former director of the National Institute for Mental Health, Santa Clara County Superior County Judge Stephen Manley on his behavioral health court programs, and Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg, documentarian and producer of the award-winning film “Bedlam.” She also served on the board of Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen.

Editorial: State should step in to save San Jose trauma center

Four months. That’s all the time Santa Clara County officials have to try and prevent a health care crisis in its public hospital system when Regional Medical Center shuts down its trauma center. By August, the only remaining trauma centers in the county will be at Stanford University Medical Center and Santa Clara Valley Medical...

Editorial: San Jose needs to direct more resources to 988

When 988 launched almost two years ago it had two specific goals: streamline suicide and mental health calls to a one-stop crisis hotline and take law enforcement out of the equation when possible. That’s not happening in San Jose. A recent city report shows Santa Clara County mental health teams in 2023 responded to just 2% of...