This week on the podcast, Christina Sturdivant Sani talks about the experience of being a black journalist in D.C. She wrote a cover story for Washington City Paper about her experience and the experiences of others black journalists who cover local news. Hear her talk about her story, which examines why in D.C., a city where 47 percent of residents are black, so many newsrooms are overwhelmingly white.

Host Will Warren also catches you up on local news, including a wedding at the National Archives and new details about the circumstances surrounding the Line Hotel’s final occupancy certificate.

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Stories in this episode:

Power PlaySafety Issues May Have Delayed the Line’s Final Occupancy CertificateThe Reality of Being a Black Journalist Covering Local D.C. News

Music for this episode was by Lee Rosevere and Jahzzar, used under the Creative Commons license.