Margo Snipe, National Health Reporter, Capital B

27m | Jan 24, 2023

On this episode we’re joined by Margo Snipe. Margo is a reporter for Capital B ( covering critical issues affecting the mental and physical health of Black Americans. Capital B is a non-profit newsroom serving both local and national Black audiences.

Margo talked about Capital B’s mission and how she comes up with story ideas. She went through examples of stories she had done, including a story on how doctors treat black patients complaints and how the Damar Hamlin incident of cardiac arrest is part of a larger story. She also discussed covering politics and how her time living abroad as a child shaped her worldview.

Margo’s salute: The 19th (

(listen to our interview with their writer, Mariel Padilla)

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