Jessica Gould covers politics and public finance for WNYC.
Jessica joined WNYC during election season 2013, pitching in with coverage of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election, Cory Booker’s U.S. Senate race and the New York City mayor’s race. Prior to WNYC, Jessica was a reporter for WAMU 88.5 in Washington, D.C., where she covered local news and produced features for the station and its weekly news magazine Metro Connection. While in Washington, Jessica also wrote a column on arts and nightlife for the Washington City Paper, and reported on community news for The Current. Jessica is a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @ByJessicaGould
Jessica Gould appears in the following:
Sunday, June 25, 2017
The year's Pride Parade doubled as a demonstration against the Trump Administration, with some participants saying it's time the march returned to its roots as a political protest.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WNYC has been taking a close look at affordability in New York — one neighborhood at a time. Now, we’re turning our attention to Sunset Park in Brooklyn.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
The Whitney Biennial closes this weekend, and with it an unusual collaboration between the museum and a New York City public school.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
The report also finds that 30 percent of the city's children are poor, and poverty has become more concentrated.
Friday, May 26, 2017
The city teachers union offers free gowns to more than 1,000 public school students.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
President Donald Trump’s budget would boost military spending and reduce taxes at the expense of a wide array of domestic programs that affect the region.
Monday, May 22, 2017
A special protection granted after the 2010 earthquake has been extended six months. Advocates had sought a much longer extension.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer supports reforms to the city's commercial rent tax and incentives to keep retail space occupied.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Shop owners claim a rise in crime after Garner’s death is hurting their businesses and the community.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
After years of fighting landlords for better conditions, some tenants are setting their sights on a new target: the banks that finance them.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The mayor kicked off his "City Hall in Your Borough" tour this week, working entirely out of Staten Island, the city's most Republican borough. What'd he gain from the experience?
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Dangerous construction, no water, no heat: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says these are just some of the ways landlords try to force tenants out of apartments.
Monday, April 10, 2017
The tax break formerly known as 421a is back.
Monday, April 10, 2017
Mayor de Blasio is working from Staten Island this week, where residents on the North Shore are anxious about development plans.
Monday, November 07, 2016
Home prices have more than doubled in the South Bronx in recent years. But rising real estate taxes can make residents more vulnerable to speculators and scams.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Undocumented immigrants run this Oaxacan restaurant, where questions of affordability and gentrification are on the front burner.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
What are the first signs of gentrification? WNYC looks at the affordability crisis in New York City. First up, Mott Haven in the Bronx.
Monday, September 19, 2016
WNYC is exploring New York City's affordability crisis one neighborhood at a time, starting with Mott Haven in the South Bronx.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The controversial development tested a key piece of Mayor de Blasio's affordable housing plan.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
When talking about expensive rents, the focus is usually on residents. But mom-and-pop shops are also feeling the squeeze, without as many tools to help them stay put. Until now.