Joseph Capriglione


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:

Chris Christie Ends White House Bid

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The New Jersey governor ends his campaign after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire.

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Civil Confinement Keeps Juvenile Offenders Imprisoned in New Jersey

Friday, January 29, 2016

Jhon Sanchez is being held indefinitely, without new charges, under the legal categorization of civil confinement.


Rep. Peter King on Donald Trump and the GOP

Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Republican Congressman from Long Island says Donald Trump's decision to sit out Thursday's presidential debate will only help his ratings.


Wall Street Turns Off the Spigot for Anti-Gay New Jersey Congressman

Friday, January 15, 2016

Rep. Scott Garrett has been a benefactor of the financial industry's largesse. But his views are costing him Wall St. cash, and might imperil his reelection.

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Helping to Put the Sound in David Bowie's Vision

Monday, January 11, 2016

New York native Carlos Alomar, who served as David Bowie's guitarist and musical director in the late-70's, discusses his decades-long collaboration with "The Man Who Fell to Earth."


Hail Mary? Cleveland Browns Hire Mets' Moneyball Guru

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The strategy of using data to build the best team has been widely embraced in Major League Baseball. Could the same approach work in the professional football?


NJ Psychology Practice Revealed Patients’ Mental Disorders in Debt Lawsuits

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Short Hills Associates in Clinical Psychology disclosed the diagnoses and treatments of patients, including minors, in court papers.


Casinos, Guns & Pension Funds: NJ's Legislative Session Winds Down

Friday, December 18, 2015

NJ lawmakers move to pass a variety of measures to expand gambling to North Jersey and stabilize the state's shaky pension fund as the legislative session winds down.


Former GOP Insurgent Pat Buchanan Says Trump Isn't Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The one-time outsider candidate, who once spoke of "peasants" storming Washington with pitchforks in-hand, says he thinks Trump can go all the way and win the Republican nomination.

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Scalia's Affirmative Action Comments Reverberate on Campuses

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The President of Columbia Law School's Black Law Students Association responds to Chief Justice Scalia's suggestion that "less advanced schools" can benefit minority students.

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Dirty Little Secrets: Leaky Tanks Cause Big Headaches for NJ Homeowners

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

The price tag for dealing with tainted soil at a home in Teaneck has cost $600,000 — and the property is still polluted with leaked heating oil.

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Why Does Lead Poisoning Still Afflict Tens of Thousands of Kids in New Jersey?

Friday, December 04, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Childhood lead poisoning is entirely preventable, but it lingers in the Garden State.


NJ Hospital Tax Ruling Sends Ripples Throughout Garden State

Friday, November 27, 2015

NJ Spotlight
While towns ponder generating revenue by taxing local facilities, nonprofit hospitals and their legislative advocates push statewide legislation.


How Racist Was Woodrow Wilson?

Friday, November 20, 2015

The legacy of former President Woodrow Wilson is back in the spotlight after protests at Princeton University. 

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Amid Racial Tensions on US Campuses, Parents Make the Case for Black Colleges

Monday, November 16, 2015

With students speaking out against racial hostility on campuses from Yale to Missouri, are prospective African-American students taking a closer look at historically black colleges?

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Obama, Booker to Spotlight Prisoner Reentry Efforts in Newark

Monday, November 02, 2015

Criminal justice reform has been at the top of Sen. Booker's agenda since he left Newark in 2013. Now he returns to highlight the federal government's increased focus on recidivism.


Sen. Booker and Mayor Baraka Share Stage with Obama in Newark

Friday, October 30, 2015

The former rivals will bury the hatchet (for a day, at least) and appear with President Obama to discuss criminal justice reforms.


New Jersey Lawmakers Override Christie Gun Control Veto

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The vote marks the first time lawmakers have voted to override Christie since he took office in 2010.


Deal for Stuyvesant Town Preserves Development's Middle-Class Roots

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The largest apartment-complex in Manhattan will be sold for $5.3 billion in a deal that will preserve nearly half its units for middle-class families.

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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.