Jillian Weinberger is senior producer for Only Human.
Previously, she worked at The Takeaway as the program's line producer and produced stories on national and international affairs, law and justice, politics, and the arts. Jillian co-produced The Takeaway's award-winning series, "Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer," and produced the show’s coverage of the Affordable Care Act case and the same-sex marriage cases at the Supreme Court, and co-produced a three-part series on voters in Lake County, Ohio during the 2012 presidential campaign season.
Jillian recently returned from a stint in the Bay Area, where she worked with the Center for Investigative Reporting to launch the new public radio show Reveal. She's also worked as a freelance producer, reporter, and critic for Ms. Magazine, Patch.com, and the WNYC Newsroom, and as a research associate with various nonprofits in New York. In 2013, she received fellowships from the International Center for Journalists and Loyola Law School's Journalist Law School in Los Angeles.
Originally from Cleveland, Jillian holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and lives in Brooklyn.
Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
"The truth is, the gay community isn't interested in embracing overweight people because we're a blemish on the image of perfection," says writer Louis Peitzman.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
America’s long, twisted debate over religion and civil liberties.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
"In the absence of doing something about the food marketing, particularly directed at children, it's going to be hard to do much about the obesity epidemic."
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Our "Culture Wars" series continues with a look at when the movement that doubts the reality of climate change began — and how scientific consensus has been perpetually undermined.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Neil deGrasse Tyson and microbiome science help answer this question: when we touch greatness, how much of it stays with us?
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Neil Degrasse Tyson and some new microbiome science help answer the question - when we touch greatness how much of it stays with us?
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Another Round co-host Tracy Clayton enlisted Only Human to help her with an experiment, on the science behind DNA ancestry tests and finding her roots.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
After many people gathered in Washington for inauguration and the Women’s March, Only Human looks at what happens to us as individuals when we become part of a crowd.
Friday, November 04, 2016
This election certainly feels stressful. But we wanted to find out what this election is actually doing to us — biologically. So we teamed up with scientists to run our own experiment.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Earlier this year, North Carolina passed HB2, the "bathroom bill." But the state is also home to one of the few clinics for transgender kids in the South.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Robert Hoge was born with severe defects; growing up, he had to get used to people calling him “ugly.” This week, Robert reflects on the lie we all tell ourselves: looks don’t matter.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Marc Edwards uncovered lead in Flint’s water last year. But like others crusading for change, he discovered that convincing people to listen was harder than getting the science right.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Native Americans have struggled with poor access to health care for many years. Two doctors who grew up on reservations are trying to change that, one patient at a time.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
A mother's difficult choice sheds light on a new era of prenatal testing for Down syndrome.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Our Community College Challenge series continues today as we visit Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, a school that uses a modern city as an innovative teaching tool.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Tests found elevated levels of lead in 30 Newark Public Schools. One expert says half of all American schools likely have the same problem.
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
The chair of the Ohio Democratic Party examines if Bernie Sanders's Michigan victory spells trouble for the Clinton campaign in next week’s Ohio primary.
Monday, March 07, 2016
A new investigation from the Center for Public Integrity reveals the big money that comes from the donor lists of defunct campaigns.
Thursday, March 03, 2016
About 380,000 babies are born too soon every year in the U.S. For parents of premature newborns, the fight for survival can be a complex puzzle.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Today, the Supreme Court hears arguments in Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt, a case that could have far-reaching consequences for abortion rights in Texas.