Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon is the managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, which won a 2014 Peabody Award for Chris Christie, White House Ambitions and the Abuse of Power

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:

This Week in Politics: A Very Jersey Transfer of Power

Saturday, December 02, 2017

As Christie gets ready to leave office, is Murphy borrowing his predecessor's secretive style?

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Many Poor Schools in New Jersey are Overcrowded

Thursday, November 23, 2017

A state report found two-thirds of all schools in low-income districts can't adequately serve their students.

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Frelinghuysen Seat Now Considered a Toss Up

Friday, November 17, 2017

Cook Political Report downgrades the onetime safe Republican seat.

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Phil Murphy Appoints Chief of Staff

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Governor-elect has been moving fast to pick a transition team and a few top staff. 


Making Sense of the Election Day Results

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Three reporters make sense of the election results from New York City, New Jersey, and Westchester and Nassau Counties. 

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The New Blue Wave?

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Yesterday, Democrats won big in elections across the country. One year after President Donald Trump's election, what should we make of these results?


Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll: New Jersey

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Voters call on to share their choice for for New Jersey governor.

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This Is the Democrat Who Wants to Replace Chris Christie

Monday, November 06, 2017

Democrats are wrestling with whether their party’s nominee, Phil Murphy, is another Jon Corzine: a former Goldman Sachs employee who became a major donor to the Democratic party machine.


This Week in Politics: Will Low Turnout on Tuesday Cause a Surprise Result?

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Voters head to the polls on Tuesday as the clock is ticking on the end of the Christie era. But is it?


New Jersey Prepares to Pick a New Governor

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Next week, New Jersey voters will choose between Republican Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and Democrat Phil Murphy to be the state's new governor.

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This Week in Politics: The Jersey Governor's Race Gets Real

Saturday, October 21, 2017

With just two weeks to go, candidates for Gov sharpen their attacks. And the teacher's union goes after... the state senate's top Democrat?


Second New Jersey Gubernatorial Debate

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Highlights from the second New Jersey gubernatorial debate.

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Governors Race in New Jersey Gets Feisty

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The second and last debate between Kim Guadagno and Phil Murphy got tougher and more specific than the first. 

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WATCH LIVE: The Final New Jersey Gubernatorial Debate

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Republican Kim Guadagno is backed into a corner, and that could make for a Hail Mary or two. 


5 Top Questions Voters Have for New Jersey Gubernatorial Candidates

Monday, October 16, 2017

We asked for your questions and they came pouring in. 

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Trump Changed How These Suburbanites Feel About Politics

Thursday, October 12, 2017

They started out on a Facebook page. Now they're the fastest growing activist group in New Jersey, taking on the state's most powerful congressman. Here's how they did it.

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New Jersey Gubernatorial Debate Recap

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Highlights from the first debate between New Jersey gubernatorial candidates Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno.

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What to Watch in the New York and New Jersey Debates Tonight

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

It's a big night for political hopefuls—and incumbents—on both sides of the Hudson River.

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5 Reasons to Pay Attention to the NJ Governor's Race

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Gov. Chris Christie's reputation couldn't be any lower and polls have the Democrat way ahead. Yet New Jersey residents ignore the coming election at their peril. 

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Democrat Phil Murphy's Pick for Lt. Governor Veers from Usual Playbook

Monday, October 02, 2017

Most candidates run to the center in a general election; Murphy and Oliver are leaning left in an unusual election year.