Joseph Capriglione

WNYC News

Joseph Capriglione works as an Associate Producer in the WNYC newsroom.

He works with the station’s roster of hosts, editors and reporters on stories that air on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. In 2015, he served as the producer for the team that won a Peabody Award for their coverage of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the Bridgegate scandal.

Prior to joining the newsroom full time, Joseph worked at WNYC as a freelance producer for The Brian Lehrer Show and The Takeaway. He got his start in public radio as a general assignment reporter at Newark’s WBGO. He’s also done freelance reporting and production work for NPR, Marketplace and the BBC World Service. 

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

50 Years After the Riots, a Newarker Looks Back on his Decision to Stay

Monday, July 10, 2017

The 1967 Newark riots left many neighborhoods devastated, and led tens of thousands of residents to flee the city. And that's exactly why Junius Williams decided to stay.

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A President's Day Primer on Presidential Power

Monday, February 20, 2017

This year's President's Day — more than most — calls for a consideration of what the President can, or cannot, do.

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WNYC to DC: A Primer

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WNYC's Matt Katz checks in from Trump Tower before he and WNYC's Arun Venugopal set off on a pre-Inauguration road trip from New York to Washington, D.C.

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Episode 9: Where Are We Now?

Thursday, November 10, 2016

WNYC and The Nation take the temperature of a country soon to be under the leadership of Donald J. Trump.

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Episode 7: This Is Your Brain on Politics

Thursday, November 03, 2016

With the 2016 election taking every twist and turn on its way to November 8th, WNYC and The Nation explore how our minds and bodies are responding.

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Episode 6: The Kids Are Not Alright

Thursday, October 27, 2016

In Suffolk County it is said that everyone knows someone who has been affected by the national opioid epidemic. WNYC & The Nation travel to Long Island to find out just how true this is.

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Episode 5: White Like Me

Thursday, October 20, 2016

For some on Long Island, their expectations don't match their realities. So, we examine what truly happens with a dream deferred.

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Episode 4: Down the Rabbit Hole

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The failure to listen, but success to be heard may be the cornerstone driving today's cultural and political climates.

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Episode 3: This Land Is My Land, That Land Is Your Land

Thursday, October 06, 2016

One thing politicians on both sides of the aisle have agreed on is that immigrants seeking legal status should "go to the back of the line." Problem is, that line doesn't exist.

Episode 2: Who Owns the Deed to the American Dream?

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Suburbia's current existential crisis comes as no surprise to those who know the history beyond its white picket fences.

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Episode 1: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Join us as we take our first steps into Long Island to find out if America has truly lost its mind.

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NJ's Sandy Czar Quietly Steps Down

Friday, June 03, 2016

Terrence Body left the Christie Administration to join a private consulting firm, and his departure was met with little fanfare.

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Presidential Primary Season Comes to NJ

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The June 7th NJ primary may not mean much in the long run. But that hasn't stopped the remaining White House hopefuls from scheduling a full slate of events in the Garden State.

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NJ Democrats Feud as Atlantic City Teeters on Bankruptcy Brink

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Assembly's rescue plan for Atlantic City is put on hold, while Governor Christie and his Democratic allies seethe.

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Why Did Port Authority Scale Back Its Truck Emissions Program?

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

A plan to phase out aging, smog-generating trucks that jam Newark's Ironbound district replaced just over 400 trucks out of the thousands that travel to Port Newark every month.

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Is Ted Cruz Giving Up on New York Voters?

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Cruz is coming back to campaign in New York, but it's less than a week before the state's primary.

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Is Racial Profiling Police Policy in Bloomfield?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

NJ Spotlight
Do cops routinely stop black and Latino drivers so they can boost municipal revenue with traffic fines?

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Trump Courts Skeptical Pro-Israel Lobby After Series of Missteps

Monday, March 21, 2016

The GOP front-runner will attempt to ease the minds of Jewish leaders, many of whom are uneasy with his candidacy.

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NY GOP Chair Says He’ll Stick by Party’s Nominee for President

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Ed Cox wouldn’t say he’s supporting Donald Trump, but he’s not distancing himself from the candidate either.

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This Week in Trump: Give Donald a Hand

Friday, March 04, 2016

A small, small hand, according to Rubio.

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