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Margaret Ramirez
Reporter, Specialist
My Role

Margaret is on the Tribune's Metro staff and is currently the obituary editor and head writer. She also writes features on religion and Latino issues.
My Biography

Margaret was born and raised in East Harlem, New York. She earned a B.S. from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.

Before joining the Tribune, Margaret worked at the Los Angeles Times where she covered religion. Later, she worked at Newsday's Kew Gardens bureau where she was part of the 1997 Pulitzer prize winning team that covered the crash of TWA Flight 800 and its aftermath. At the Tribune, Margaret was honored in 2006 by the Religion Newswriters Association as a finalist for religion writer of the year. In 2007, she was a finalist for religion reporter of the year.
My Interests

Film, cooking, Latin American issues, music, theatre and hanging out with my twin daughters.