Hunter becomes public health reporter at AP

Kenya Hunter has joined The Associated Press as a public health reporter, a position funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Before this, Hunter worked as an Atlanta health reporter at Capital B. Prior to joining Capital B, she was an education reporter at The Richmond Times-Dispatch. She also worked as a general assignment reporter […]

Barnes joins Capital B as health and environment reporter in Gary, Ind.

Jenae Barnes has joined Capital B as a health and environment reporter, based in Indiana. Commenting on her new role, she said: “Environment and health are crucial parts of any city, but especially for Gary and its history. There’s a lot of ground to cover with these interconnected issues, and I’m so excited to engage […]

Capital B seeks a copy editor

We are looking for a copy editor with a sharp eye for accuracy and cultural sensitivity to polish our content and ensure we deliver high-quality journalism as we grow and expand into new markets. The copy editor will work with writers, line editors, and social media producers to publish error-free content across Capital B’s platforms. […]

Capital B seeks a newsletter editor

We’re looking for a forward-thinking, mission-driven editor to strengthen and expand Capital B’s email portfolio. This role is for an innovative journalist who is excited about reaching local and national Black audiences in fun and engaging ways, and who has experience using email to cultivate loyal readership. The ideal candidate understands the habits and interests […]

Capital B seeks an editor, Atlanta

We are looking for a creative and enterprising editor who is well-versed in Atlanta news and culture to lead a team of reporters covering issues that impact the city’s Black communities. This role is for a seasoned journalist who is passionate about Atlanta and energized about building a young newsroom into a go-to information source. […]

Capital B seeks a government & politics reporter, Gary

Capital B is a national and local nonprofit news organization that serves Black communities across the country. We’re hiring a reporter to cover government and politics in Gary, Indiana, as part of our second local newsroom, Capital B Gary. The reporter will cover major spending plans, important legislation, and elections as they affect Gary’s Black […]

Atlantic’s managing editor White departing for nonprofit news org

Gillian White, managing editor at The Atlantic, will be leaving to join Capital B, a nonprofit news organization focused on local journalism and Black communities. White had been at The Atlantic for 7 years, holding various roles, including senior associate editor, senior editor and deputy editor. Before that, she was an associate editor at Kiplinger’s […]