Janet Babin is a reporter at WNYC covering economic development.
Before joining WNYC, she was a reporter for American Public Media's Marketplace. Janet has also worked as a producer and guest host on APM's The Story. She's reported on many stories for various NPR programs. Janet was a Gerald Loeb Awards finalist for her reporting on merchant power plants
Her business reporting at WNYC earned Janet a Front Page award for specialized reporting from the Newswomen's Club of New York.
Janet Babin appears in the following:
Monday, February 08, 2016
Donald Trump doesn't acknowledge failure, but it happens to him, just like everyone else.
Friday, January 29, 2016
Donald Trump is accused of cheating on the golf course; but what constitutes cheating is up for interpretation.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Trump said Tuesday he expects the Palin endorsement will win him votes.
Monday, January 11, 2016
NH voters care most about terrorism, but don't see Christie as the solution, according to Monmouth University poll.
Friday, January 08, 2016
A bastion of Trump support turns out to be the blue state of New York.
Sunday, January 03, 2016
Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive order requiring cities to shelter the homeless in freezing weather takes effect Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has accused the de Blasio administration of fudging crime stats to make the city appear safer.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
A Siena College poll finds most New Yorkers believe Donald J. Trump will not be elected president.
Friday, December 11, 2015
The Trump proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. puts even the hawkish Netanyahu in a tough spot.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
The New York State Public Service Commission announced Tuesday that the area code 332 will serve both residential and business clients.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie expects to know by Wednesday what his options are for refusing Syrian refugees.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
Ahead of the Paris summit, a coalition of activists want New York City to strengthen its commitment to renewable energy.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Two Trees principal Jed Walentas says New York City developers should donate the lower floors of all new high rises to the city in exchange for building higher.
Monday, October 26, 2015
The latest deal on MTA funding won't even finish the line's second phase — let alone the third and the fourth. Which means the hunt for more money is on.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Instead of building our way to a better flying experience, analysts suggest the nation should look to technological solutions.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Plenty of buildings still boast Donald Trump's name in Manhattan, where he became famous as a real estate developer. But he doesn't actually own most of them — and never has.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
In a week's worth of stories on Donald Trump, we tried to avoid the circus and, instead, tell you about the GOP presidential candidate and his ties to New York City.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
WNYC's Janet Babin and Stephen Nessen look at Donald Trump: the real estate mogul, the brand, and the son of Fred Trump.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The Trump name stares down from 17 New York City buildings. But how many of those buildings does he own?
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
For decades, landlords have been able to remove rent-stabilized apartments from regulations when the rent hits a certain threshold. Here's how that affects tenants' voting power.