James Ramsay

James Ramsay is a Digital Producer and the copywriter behind WNYC's Morning Brief newsletter. He's written trivia games for NPR's Ask Me Another and hosted a college radio program called Morning Breath. 

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A Month in, What's it Like Commuting From the Rockaways on a Boat?

Thursday, June 01, 2017

The thrill hasn't worn off yet for some new ferry commuters.  "I take pictures every day and send them to people, saying 'look where I am!'" said one.

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The Spice Dogs: More New Yorkers Are Giving Pups Savory Names

Friday, May 05, 2017

The city's health department says Max and Bella remained the most popular dog names in 2016, but names like Ginger, Pepper and Olive are on the rise.


6 Things to Know About Bedminster, NJ, Trump's Summer Getaway

Thursday, May 04, 2017

There are three "Trump National" golf courses in New Jersey, but only one is about to see a deluge of black SUVs. Welcome to Bedminster, home of horses, goats, and "Camp David North."

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Jeter, Who? Why More New Yorkers Are Now Mets Fans

Friday, April 07, 2017

Everybody loves a winner. And when it comes to Mets-versus-Yankees, there's data to prove it. 


After a Bum Opening Day, Yankees Eye 161 More Opportunities to Win Baseball Games

Monday, April 03, 2017

Sunday's 3-hour-and-21-minute romp in Tampa Bay didn't end well for the Yankees. Luckily, New York has a full season ahead of it, plus an extra team out in Queens that's pretty good.


Ai Weiwei Will Install Over 100 Fences Around New York City This Fall

Monday, March 27, 2017

As the White House advocates for building a border wall and cutting the NEA, the Public Art Fund will unveil an Ai Weiwei installation that draws attention to the divisiveness of fences.


Is Your Neighborhood Home to a 'Rat Reservoir'?

Friday, March 10, 2017

NBC 4 New York has released a map showing areas identified by the city as "rat reservoirs." This, after one Bronx resident died of a disease spread by rat urine.

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When an Immigrant Gets Arrested in Suffolk County

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says that his department isn't assisting in deportation raids, but upon arrest anyone without legal status will be referred to I.C.E officials.


Surprise! Winter Is Returning Tomorrow

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

It's beautiful outside right now. That's expected to change at around midnight. Lots of snow is expected.


Politicians Can't Escape Their Deleted Tweets

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

ProPublica's "Politwoops" database automatically collects the tweets deleted by elected officials. Most are typos. Others reveal a little more.


A Push for 911 Texting in New York

Monday, January 23, 2017

We can now text to order a pizza or vote for a reality show contestant, so why can’t we text an emergency to 911?


Hodgepod's Year in Review: 10 Podcast Episodes We Can't Get Out of Our Heads

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

A former child star confronts his past. A plan to reintegrate a school turns ugly. President Obama gets interviewed in a comedian's garage. These are the most memorable podcasts of 2015.

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Tweets and Photos of the Pope's Day in New York

Friday, September 25, 2015

WNYC's reporters are out and about covering the sights and sounds of the pope's visit. Here's a curated feed of what's happening.


Remembering Dr. Oliver Sacks, an Inspiration and a Friend

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Dr. Sacks, the neurologist and best-selling author, died Sunday at 82. A longtime friend of Radiolab's, he spoke with Robert Krulwich in April about his life and those he loved.

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Weather For the People

Thursday, June 25, 2015

WNYC is looking for people to help cover the weather in a way that goes beyond degrees and gets to the practical side of how weather affects every aspect of our lives.

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Are You Weather-Obsessed? We Want to Hear From You

Friday, June 12, 2015

If you wake up every morning and reach for that weather app or poke your head out the window to check the weather, let us know -- we want your help!

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Don't Do it, Don! Suicides, Rebirths and the Art of the Finale

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Don confronts his life deceptions in Kansas, Pete is wooed by the prospect of a simpler life - maybe including Trudy - and Betty gets a devastating diagnosis.

The Don Draper of Cats

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Don goes on the run, Joan battles egregious sexism at McCann and Roger and Peggy send off the SC+P offices in proper fashion.

Dawn vs. Don: Mad Men’s Missed Opportunities

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The team gets back together for one last pitch to save their agency. But is it too late to save the show from ignoring a big blind spot?

Ad Men Talk 'Badvertising'

Friday, April 24, 2015

Sally's back! A grown-up Glen gets weird with Betty! And Don's apartment reeks of failure.