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:
Friday, May 01, 2015
After a 16-month-long federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings scandal dubbed "Bridgegate," two indictments have come down.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Experts warn problems with adjuster estimates may be more widespread, but harder to find.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
With the Jerry Jones controversy hanging over him, Christie makes a do-or-die trip to the live free or die state.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
David Samson steps down from his law and lobbying firm as federal prosecutors continue to investigate his tenure at the Port Authority.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Sen. Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges. NJPR's Nancy Solomon, NJTV's David Cruz & The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich explain the charges.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The senior New Jersey Senator has been indicted for accepting gifts from a friend who is also a political donor.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Offered a chance to put wider restrictions in place, NJ State Investment Council says it will first look to tightening current regulations
Monday, February 16, 2015
About 75 percent of those killed in Newark are deliberate targets over drug territory, according to the police director. Of last year's 93 murders, 42 have not yet led to an arrest.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
A former county prosecutor who says his refusal to drop a case against a Christie ally cost him his job says he detailed his abuse of power claims to federal investigators.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The New Jersey Governor highlighted the accomplishments of his five years in office while beginning his pivot towards a national audience.
Monday, December 29, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced sweeping reform plans for the Port Authority. But will their proposed makeover of the agency go far enough?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Red light cameras across New Jersey have gone dark for now. Local officials across the state want to bring them back, but Trenton's past fumbling of the program could doom its future.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Cuomo and Booker cruise; Grimm wins; and Dan Malloy is still waiting. A tri-state panel of reporters breaks down last night's local races.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Forecasters are predicting gains for Republicans in both the House and the Senate. But in New Jersey, Democratic candidates are making a strong challenge for two open GOP seats.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Gov. Christie made the comments during a keynote address to a US Chamber of Commerce Group.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Christie's role as head of the Republican Governors' Association will see him travel to six state in 8 days campaigning for GOP candidates across the country.
Monday, September 29, 2014
The governor will spend up to six days a week until Election Day campaigning for GOP candidates across the country, perhaps serving as a preview of his presidential campaign.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A bill working its way through the NJ Legislature has advocates angry about what they say is the privatization of their city's school district.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Manhattan D.A. wants to know the story behind how a local docks company reached a $25 million deal with the Port Authority, and why the agency failed to inform the public.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The chair of the NJ Senate's Education Committee says she's concerned about the roll-out of Newark's school reform program, and that the state is monitoring the situation.