Joseph Capriglione


Joseph Capriglione works in the WNYC newsroom as an Associate Producer for New Jersey Public Radio.

He works with the station’s award-winning roster of hosts, editors and reporters to ensure that no stone in the state goes unturned, and that all New Jersey news gets to the air thoroughly vetted, and in a timely manner. Prior to joining the newsroom fulltime, Joseph worked as a freelance producer at WNYC, first for The Takeaway, and then for the Peabody Award-winning Brian Lehrer Show. He got his start in public radio as a general assignment reporter at Newark’s WBGO, where he covered Essex and Hudson county politics. He’s also done freelance reporting and production work for NPR, Marketplace and the BBC World Service. 

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

Mets Return to Playoffs for First Time Since '06

Friday, October 09, 2015

The team begins their quest to bring a World Series trophy to Queens for the first time in nearly 30 years.


New Health Insurance Plan Has NJ Lawmakers Crying Foul

Friday, October 02, 2015

New Jersey's largest health insurer says its OMNIA plan will "transform" healthcare in the state. But critics say the plan will consolidate Horizon's dominance and close hospitals.


Jim McGreevey's Lifetime of Benefits for Four Months of Work

Monday, September 21, 2015

Hudson County will pay for the former New Jersey governor's lifetime health benefits. McGreevey put in just four months of work as an attorney for the county.


What to Watch For in Tonight's GOP Debate

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry talks with WNYC's Jami Floyd about what to look for from the candidates in tonight's GOP debate at the Reagan Library in California.


Why New Jersey’s Lottery Ticket Isn’t Winning

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Governor Christie promised a bigger cash haul for NJ's cash strapped government when he privatized the state's lottery system. Instead, it posted its worst return in 40 years.

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Problems Pile On for Rutgers Football

Monday, September 14, 2015

Another week, another embarrassing incident for the school’s athletic department. The latest involves star football player Leonte Carroo, who’s just been arrested. 


The Deal That Brought Mark Zuckerberg's $100 Million Gift to Newark's Schools

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

How the Facebook founder's $100 million donation to fix the struggling district became a political punching bag. 


NJ Supreme Court Turns Attention to Public-Worker Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Friday, July 31, 2015

NJ Spotlight
If court rules COLAs can’t be suspended -- as 2011 law allows -- state could be out $70 billion in projected savings over next three decades


Christie Says He'd Build New NJ Transit Tunnel, Slams Amtrak for Delays

Friday, July 24, 2015

The New Jersey Republican says he'd build new trans-Hudson rail tunnels if he's elected president, in spite of killing a similar project in 2010.

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Do Black Lives Matter More in Post-Garner America?

Friday, July 17, 2015

In the year since Eric Garner's death, a series of reforms have begun to address the differential treatment of black Americans by the justice system.

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Garner's Death Means 'Transformation' of Relationship Between Police and Community

Friday, July 17, 2015

The Garner family spiritual adviser says he's hopeful that police and community will "stay at the table" of compromise for police reforms. 

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New Doc Provides Intimate Look at Troubled Star Amy Winehouse

Friday, July 10, 2015

Through home footage and interviews with close friends and associates, the film "Amy" provides viewers a firsthand look at the star's rise and fall.


In His Own Words: An Audio History of Gov. Chris Christie

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

We look back at some of the highs and lows of Gov. Christie's time in public office.


African-Americans Reluctant to Treat Mental Illness

Monday, June 29, 2015

From the pulpit to the psychiatrist's office, mental health advocates are seeking to improve access to care among urban black communities.

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Supreme Court's ACA Ruling: 200,000 NJ Patients Cheer, Republicans Jeer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of health care subsidies on the federal marketplace preserves the cost of insurance for nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents.


Farewell, Obamacare Subsidies? NJ Awaits Ruling. NY Doesn't.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

If the Supreme Court rejects federal insurance exchange subsidies, Gov. Christie's contingency plan is for Washington to fix the Affordable Care Act. Others want Trenton to take control.


WNYC's Resident Yankees Expert on the Ethics of Cheering A-Rod's Comeback

Friday, June 19, 2015

With Alex Rodriguez reaching yet another milestone, lifelong Yankees fan Brian Lehrer offers up his take on the team's tainted slugger.

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'Fun Home' Writer Hopeful Tony Win Heralds New Era for Lesbian Theatre

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The musical made Broadway history by becoming the first show to win a Tony with a lesbian central character.


Christie Calls for End to Common Core Standards in NJ

Thursday, May 28, 2015

After years of supporting the national standards, the Republican governor now says the system isn't working for New Jersey students.


New Jersey City Seeks to Move Past Violent Reputation

Friday, May 22, 2015

Community leaders in Paterson, NJ, are hopeful that a truce will end a cycle of youth violence that's long plagued the city.

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