Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care at Politico and Margaret Talev, Senior White House Correspondent for Bloomberg

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The Media, The White House, and Health Care

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Joanne Kenen, Executive Editor, Health Care at POLITICO,  is a veteran Washington reporter who has covered all aspects of health policy and politics. At POLITICO since 2011, she’s expanded the health policy reporting team, led public policy forums and recently helped design a year-long multimedia magazine series on public health and the changing demographics of 21st century America.  Earlier, she spent more than a decade on Capitol Hill for Reuters, and wrote extensively about end of life care during a Kaiser Family Foundation media fellowship. Her work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers, among them the Atlantic, the Washington Post, Slate, the Center for Public Integrity, Kaiser Health News, the Poynter Institute, and Health Affairs. She has been a commentator on radio and television including NPR, BBC,  MSNBC and the PBS NewsHour, and is a regular on the KHN “What the Health” podcast.

Margaret Talev is senior White House correspondent for Bloomberg News and a CNN political analyst. She is a Fall 2018 Fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. She is past president of the White House Correspondents’ Association and Washington Press Club Foundation. Before reporting on President Donald Trump, she covered Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns, Obama’s two terms in the White House, and Congress.