Paul Schneider joined the world of listener-supported radio in 2006 after his listener-supported band (paulschneidermusic.com) stopped being so self-supporting. Luckily, he landed a position as a staff engineer at WNYC.
He quickly set sights on becoming part of the Soundcheck crew and is grateful to work with such a talented, dedicated bunch. Paul also spends many hours mixing and producing features for the award-winning WNYC Newsroom. Paul lives in News Jersey with his wife, Melaine, and their 2 children, Clementine and Elon.
Early on Oct. 29, 2012, tropical storm Sandy, churning through Atlantic Ocean waters in an easterly direction along America's Eastern Seaboard, hit a high pressure cold front and curved north-northeast. It was a left turn that became a left hook, aimed straight at the ribs of New Jersey.
In August, life is supposed to slow down. But in the city, things never seem to let up. So WNYC's Amy Pearl thought, why not get away from it all? Go out into the woods and hike the Appalachian Trail for a couple days with just her dog Cola for company. Totally unplugged. Well, almost.
Three New York universities are launching new tech-based programs designed to study, analyze and find solutions to real-world problems.
In this latest episode of Micropolis, we explore the not-so-harmonious side of the New York musician's life, wherein one wrong chord can result in a knock on the door, a volley of abuse, and maybe even... MURDER.