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Julianne Welby

Senior Editor, WNYC News

Julianne's career in public radio began during her first work study job at Fordham University’s WFUV.

In those pre-digital days, she recorded Soundprint, Marketplace, and other landmark programs for later broadcast on reel-to-reel, and soon wanted to make radio just like them. She got plenty of opportunities to wield the razor blade and grease pencil as a reporter, producer and host at WFUV and WSCL in Salisbury, MD. She eventually moved on to many generations of digital recorders at WAMU in Washington, DC, and used them to cover everything from politics on Capitol Hill to blind oarsmen on the Anacostia River. Her reports have been carried on National Public Radio and other networks.

Since returning to New York in 2000, Julianne has focused on helping others make radio. For eight years, she proudly led a newsroom of aspiring broadcast journalists at WFUV while co–hosting the music/information program City Folk Morning. In her current role as Senior Editor at WNYC, Julianne works closely with reporters, producers and hosts to bring distinctive news coverage to the station's broadcast and digital platforms. She also teaches radio skills at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and is a trainer for Public Radio News Directors, Inc.

Julianne Welby appears in the following:

New York Congresswoman Won't Back Pelosi

Monday, November 21, 2016

Rep. Kathleen Rice says it's time for new blood after disappointing election results.

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A Rift Among Jews Over Trump

Monday, November 21, 2016

Two events on Sunday highlighted a deep rift among American Jews when it comes to the president-elect.

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Latino Evangelicals on the Lower East Side Struggle with Reality of Trump

Monday, November 14, 2016

It was hard to find a Trump supporter at the Lamb’s Church, even though the president-elect won broad support from evangelicals nationwide.

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US Health Secretary Says Repealing Obamacare Won't Be Easy for Trump

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Trump and Republican lawmakers would need 60 senators to fully overturn the law, but there's much they could do quickly to eviscerate it. Will they?

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New York Leaders Finding Their Voice in a Trump World

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio — both Democrats — are seeking to position themselves in a new political reality.

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Protests Around New York City Following Trump's Election

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Crowds swelled from the hundreds into the thousands in midtown Manhattan to protest Donald Trump's surprise election.

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Trump Lost the Popular Vote. Roxane Gay Explains What That Means

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

In the wake of Donald Trump's election, Gay wrote a piece called "The Audacity of Hopelessness" for The New York Times.

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Disgusted with the Election, Some Americans Look for Love with Canadians

Monday, November 07, 2016

A new dating app helps pair Canadians with Americans who may want to head north after Nov. 8.

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Making Sure New Yorkers Know Election Day Details

Monday, November 07, 2016

From the location of polling sites to what a recent court decision means for voters who fell off the rolls, there's plenty to know beyond the candidates.

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Judge Orders NYC Board of Elections to Protect Purged Voters' Rights

Saturday, November 05, 2016

A federal judge says the NYC Board of Elections must provide affidavit ballots to all voters who believe they're registered to vote but whose names do not appear on the rolls.

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Review: 'Sweat' Is the New American Play We Need Right Now

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's play explores what happens to group of factory workers and their friendship when the factory closes.

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Yes, You Can Vote If You Are Homeless (As Long as You’re Registered)

Friday, November 04, 2016

When voters head to the polls for next Tuesday’s presidential election, anyone who's registered can cast a ballot — even people who are homeless.

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Review: 'Les Liaisons' Seduces, Thanks to Janet McTeer

Thursday, November 03, 2016

McTeer's Marquise is the master of this game of drawing rooms and boudoirs, seduction as a competitive sport. 

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In Newark, Popular Way to Keep Children From Drinking Lead in School Fountains Falls Short

Thursday, November 03, 2016

The U.S. EPA recommends schools flush their drinking fountains each morning to reduce lead risk. But a WNYC investigation asks: How can we be sure they do? 

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City Council Looks for Answers in Child's Death

Monday, October 31, 2016

The New York City Council is pressing for answers in the death of Zymere Perkins, the 6-year-old Harlem boy who was allegedly abused.

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City's Sandy Repair Effort Leaves Some Applicants Behind

Friday, October 28, 2016

About 900 applicants were dropped from the Build it Back program's rolls over the past year. Were they forced out so the city could meet its now-defunct deadline?

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Feral Cats: For More Than Keeping the Rats Away

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Keeping rats off the block is not the main mission of a group that neuters, feeds and provides shelter for feral cats. But the cats' scent is keeping the vermin away.

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In Wikileaks Emails, a Glimpse of Phil Murphy's Campaign for Governor

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Hacked emails released by Wikileaks take us behind the curtain into the campaign of Phil Murphy, the only Democratic candidate to have announced a run for governor of New Jersey in 2017.

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De Blasio Backs Down from Build It Back Promise

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Last year, the mayor promised to complete all Build it Back projects by the end of 2016. Now he says that's not possible.

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Game Throws Science at Donald Trump

Monday, October 17, 2016

A Finnish entrepreneur fed up with Donald Trump's tweets denying climate change created a game where users can throw books and globes at him.

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