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:

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. 

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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.

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This Week in Politics: Wake-Up Time in Jersey

Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Election Day is approaching but the governor's race still barely registers.

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As Blocks Multiply, a Patchwork Quilt of Politics Emerges

Friday, September 22, 2017

A Trump piñata, sea-level rise at the Jersey shore and the gentrification of Newark are just a few of the issues that come up among Voting Block participants.

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For These NJ Voters, Washington Trumps the Governor's Race

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Democrat has a commanding lead. Voters are unhappy with Gov. Chris Christie. And seven weeks before the election, what people really want to talk about is President Trump.

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New Jersey Neighbors Talk Politics

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Nancy Solomon talks about a collaborative reporting project called, 'Voting Block,' where she and other reporters gather neighbors to talk politics.

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Corruption Trial Begins for Democratic Senator

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

For the first time in 36 years, a sitting U.S. senator finds himself facing a federal bribery trial: New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez's public corruption trial begins today. 

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Christie Administration Rejects Most Applications for School Repairs

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

A year after a deadline for applications for urgent school repairs in low-income districts, officials approved only 5 percent of the requests.

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Trump's Response to Charlottesville Violence Sparks NJ Protests

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Activists target Republican Congressmen in New Jersey, calling for the leaders to hold white supremacists from White House. 

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Voting Block: When a Candidate for Governor Drops by a Block Party

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The Democratic candidate to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gets an earful from the neighbors of Hillside Terrace. 

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Frelinghuysen Hires Ethics Lawyers

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A note on a fund raising letter targeted a constituent activist. Now the most powerful congressman in New Jersey has hired a top ethics law firm to defend him. 

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50 Years After the Riots, a Newarker Looks Back on his Decision to Stay

Monday, July 10, 2017

The 1967 Newark riots left many neighborhoods devastated, and led tens of thousands of residents to flee the city. And that's exactly why Junius Williams decided to stay.

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On The Menu for This NJ Barbecue: Politics

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Despite sharply divided politics, neighbors always returned to the friendship and respect that sustains this block. 

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