Nancy Solomon is the Managing Editor of New Jersey Public Radio.
Solomon fell in love with radio reporting and production at KLCC in Eugene, Oregon, in 1995. She moved to New Jersey in 2001 and has been covering the state ever since. She has produced more than a hundred stories for NPR and was a 2008-09 Spencer Fellow in Education Reporting at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. During that year, Solomon produced “Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students” for which she won a Peabody Award. Long before becoming a journalist, Solomon was the first woman ever hired to work on the county road crew in Portland, Oregon.
Nancy Solomon appears in the following:
Monday, July 21, 2014
If more people have access to doctors and providers, why can't Newark's largest clinic keep its doors open?
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Environmentalists say it's what can happen when regulations aren’t strict enough. State officials call it an isolated case 'gone wrong.'
Thursday, July 03, 2014
The long holiday weekend is upon us, and for many, that means a long weekend spent at area beaches. But one place people are increasingly not going is Atlantic City.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
A New Jersey Public Radio investigation finds millions of dollars have been spent on settlements involving local police officers. More often than not, it's police officers suing their own department. And the cost to New Jersey taxpayers is steep. Listen to what Jon Shane, a professor at John Jay College ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Police officers across the state are suing fellow cops and departments over everything from sexual harassment to being sent home for wearing the wrong shoes — and residents are footing the bill. We unearthed the details, and the latest tally.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Despite Bridgegate and a budget crisis, Christie is pressing ahead with 2016 preparations.
Friday, May 23, 2014
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo rallied his party faithful at the state Democratic convention in Long Island, at the same time trying to temper mounting frustration from those on his left. Meanwhile, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took flack this week for never mentioning the state of Israel during a ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Chris Christie is hardly the first governor to raid the state's pension fund to plug holes in the budget. But it may be the end of the line for budgeting gimmicks.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The New Jersey Legislature issued four more subpoenas in its investigation into the lane closings of the George Washington Bridge.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Although Gov. Chris Christie's internal investigation says no, the trail of emails and texts among his top staffers suggests otherwise.
Friday, March 28, 2014
As a close ally and confidante resigns from the Port Authority, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says in his first press conference in months that he's been "sensitized" by the bridgegate scandal.
Monday, March 17, 2014
The Bridgegate and Sandy aid scandals surrounding Governor Chris Christie can be a little confusing, so we thought we'd catch you up on how this all began. New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon and Matt Katz have the story so far.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
A principal faces a challenge—turn around a low-performing school in a poor part of the city. If the kids don’t improve, this might be the next neighborhood school to close.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
During his budget address, the Republican governor called pensions an "entitlement," much to the dismay of New Jersey Democrats.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Gov. Christie hasn’t held a news conference since January 9, the day after bombshell correspondence was released indicating that top deputies ordered George Washington Bridge lanes closed as part of some sort political retaliation scheme. If and when he holds a press conference again, this is what I want to ask ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Governor Christie will hold his first town hall meeting with constituents - the first since members of his administration were directly linked to the order to close down traffic lanes at the George Washington Bridge in an apparent act of political payback.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Monday, February 03, 2014
The Christie administration is coming under increased scrutiny on a number of fronts for how it’s been handling New Jersey’s recovery from Sandy. In the 14 months since the governor appointed him to be his storm czar, Marc Ferzan has rarely made public appearances or answered questions from the press. ...
Monday, January 13, 2014
What was supposed to be a two-week long victory lap has turned into the worst period of Chris Christie’s political career. He’ll try to right the ship today in his annual State of the State address. Watch it live now.
Monday, January 13, 2014
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is investigating the use of Sandy aide on the Christie Administration's "Stronger Than the Storm" advertising campaign.
The ads featured the governor at the beach with his family.
Representative Frank Pallone, a Democrat, thinks that was inappropriate because Christie ran for reelection ...