Sarah Gonzalez

Reporter, WNYC/NJPR

Sarah Aida Gonzalez is the youth and families reporter at WNYC. She has dug deep into data and documents to reveal systemic inequalities in New Jersey’s foster care system, and into how the state prosecutes minors and disciplines federal immigration detainees

Her investigative and feature reporting has received national awards by the Education Writer’s Association, SPJ Sigma Delta Chi and PRNDI, and several regional Edward R. Murrow awards. Her investigation into Florida charter schools turning away students with severe disabilities received an Online News Association award for Innovative Investigative Journalism.

Sarah graduated from Mills College in Oakland, CA in 2009. She grew up on the San Diego/Tijuana, Mexico border.

Sarah Gonzalez appears in the following:

Why We Werk It

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Our mission: To increase women’s presence in the podcasting space. We’re getting close, says President and CEO of New York Public Radio Laura Walker.

What They Didn’t Tell Me About Podcasting

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

New to podcasting? You’re not alone.

Scoring: How to Do It Well, and Legally

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Everything you need to know about how to incorporate music, talk to a composer and find original songs.

The $1 Million Podcast

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hear from the women who are making it their business to turn a profit doing the thing they love.

How I Make It: Making Oprah

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

How do you tell the story of the world’s greatest talk show host? The Making Oprah team tells all.

As City Recruits Male Teachers of Color, Retention Challenges Persist

Monday, November 13, 2017

Recruiting male teachers of color is one thing. Getting them to stay in the profession is another.

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Put Yourself in My Ears

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

How to listen, talk to composers, score and sound design. 

I Have 100 Hours of Tape. Now What?

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

How do you take a mountain of tape and shape it into a story? Radiolab’s Molly Webster shares her secrets.  

How to Hook an Audience

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Making a thing is only half the battle. Getting - and growing - an audience can be even harder. 

Turning Downloads into Dollars

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

You’ve created a compelling series, and you’ve even got downloads! Now can you turn a profit? 

How I Make It: Another Round

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

How do hosts Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton manage to make us laugh each and every week? The Another Round team reveal the mysteries behind production of their hit podcast.

Teen Betting on Write-In Campaign for Ardsley Mayor

Thursday, November 02, 2017

WNYC
A junior in high school is running for mayor of the village of Ardsley in Westchester County as a write-in candidate. 

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'Shelter In Place:' Parents, Students React to Truck Attack

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

WNYC
"At that time of day literally thousands of young people are on those intersections," one mother said about the site near several schools where the Oct. 31 truck attack ended.

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My Podcast Gives Me Joy (And Health Insurance!)

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Anna Sale on the 11 things she’s learned on her journey to podcast glory.

How to Get Your Podcast Off the Ground

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Here’s what it takes to staff a podcast, from the small budget to the big. 

Myth: All The Great Podcast Ideas Are Taken

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

There are hundreds of thousands of podcasts, and many more on the way. So, has every podcast idea been taken? 

The Art of Voicing

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Vocal fry welcome. Phoniness not accepted. 

How I Make It: The Daily

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

What does it take to make a daily news show? Theo Balcomb, managing producer of the New York Times' podcast, The Daily, reveals what it takes to get the show out the door. 

#MeToo Is Just The Beginning, Says Creator of Viral Campaign

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tarana Burke coined the phrase a decade ago. But there's a lot more to do to empower young women against sexual harassment today, she says. 

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One By One, the Trump Administration Nixes Environmental Rules

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On Tuesday, Scott Pruitt signed a proposal to roll back the Clean Power Plan — one of 52 regulations that the Trump administration has sought to undo. 

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