Jenna Flanagan has been an Associate Producer and contributing reporter for WNYC's All Things Considered, local news since 2006. Prior to that, she worked for 3 years as a general assignment reporter for the WBGO news department and won a Garden State Association of Black Journalists award.
Her interest in journalism began in middle school when she attended a journalism camp at SUNY New Paltz at age 12. She wrote for her high school newspaper, and then, at Seton Hall, was on the staff of the college newspaper, The Setonian. After graduating from college with a B.A. in Communications in 1999, she began freelancing as a News Production Assistant and Engineer for 1010 WINS in New York City.
Jenna knew she wanted to be a full time journalist after the September 11th attacks.
Jenna Flanagan appears in the following:
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Metal detectors and security guards have been part of high school life in New Jersey’s largest city for more than 30 years. And students are pretty happy about it.
Sunday, July 01, 2012
In honor of Independence Day, the New York Historical Society will display the Declaration of Independence — or at least a copy of it.
Saturday, June 30, 2012
The final of the European Championship takes place on Sunday, and if sales of jerseys in New York City are any indication, Spain will overtake Italy for the win.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
A pair controversial pair of Adidas sneakers that critics have called racist has gotten the boot.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The players' feet will no longer be the hottest thing to see on the hardwood. An independent shoe company recently announced a partnership with the NBA to make and sell team-themed high heels.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
More New York City families will have access to the internet thanks to a partnership with the city, a non-profit organization, Computers for Youth (CFY), and Time Warner Cable.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The New Jersey coast guard said it spent $318,000 on the hoax yacht explosion – well over authorities’ initial $88,000 estimate.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes defended his record of prosecuting allegations of child sex abuse on Thursday. He has been criticized for his handling of such cases in the Orthodox Jewish community.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
A former New York Knicks Greg Jackson, who worked in the city's epartment employee, died in Brooklyn Tuesday. He was 60.
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
The Knicks won't say if power forward Amare Stoudemire will play in Wednesday night's playoff game at Madison Square Garden. Stoudemire put his fist through the glass casing of a fire extinguisher after the team's second loss to the Miami Heat on Monday.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
It's do or die for hockey teams on both sides of the Hudson Thursday night. The New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils each play in their own series-ending Game 7.
Friday, April 20, 2012
The New York Rangers are heading into Game 5 of their first round playoff series with the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Friday, April 20, 2012
A Hudson Valley organization hopes to change the rhythm of life for senior citizens in nursing homes through the collective spirit of a drum circle.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
It may be chilly here in the city, but it's downright freezing in New York's Hudson Valley farm country.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
It is an unusual teaming: a Swedish car company, its Chinese owner and a Taiwanese-American basketball sensation. Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin signed a 2-year contract to hype Volvos around the world, especially in China, for his first major endorsement deal.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Subway travel on the west side of Manhattan will be a little different this week. The MTA's Fastrack program is shutting down the A, C and E trains from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., beginning Monday, March 12, thru Friday, March 16.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin is brushing off an ESPN headline that many people found offensive.
Sunday, February 05, 2012
Watching your favorite football team play in the Super Bowl is a dream for many fans, and the prices and scarcity of tickets means it will will remain a dream for many.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Each intersection should be outfitted with audible signals to help the blind navigate pedestrian cross-walks, a City Council committee is proposing.
Friday, January 20, 2012
New York Giants fans hungry for to see their team play — in the flesh — against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday will have to dig deep into their pockets.