Scott Gurian reports on the Sandy recovery along New Jersey's coast for WNYC, NJ Public Radio and NJ Spotlight. Previously, he was a producer at The Takeaway. He also spent five years as News Director at public radio station KGOU in Norman, OK, where he covered everything from the Oklahoma City bombing anniversary and political wrangling at the state capitol to tornadoes and the annual prison rodeo.
Scott's work has aired on NPR, the BBC and dozens of public radio stations and programs around the country. He studied radio documentary at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.
Scott Gurian appears in the following:
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Critics say New Jersey could have been more proactive and fought harder for more money.
Friday, June 12, 2015
New rules allow homeowners to resubmit flood insurance claims, but many say they've given up trying to get more money.
Sunday, May 03, 2015
U.S. Attorney tells Christie administration cabinet officials that federal investigation has closed
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Only about 10 percent of New Jersey residents who received state aid to re-build post Sandy have been able to move back into their homes. They are anxious, frustrated and angry.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Experts warn problems with adjuster estimates may be more widespread, but harder to find.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Residents are thrilled by the news, while environmentalists await further details of ambitious waterfront construction plan
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
The governor’s handling of the storm has already lost the backing of some well-heeled party faithfuls.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A pop-up restaurant in Union Beach, N.J., offers a weekly night out for a town still struggling to recover from Sandy.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Announcement that insurance payouts will be reviewed follows months of growing complaints that compensation was unfair.
Monday, March 09, 2015
Storm victims crowd-funded a trip to follow the New Jersey governor's presidential campaign.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Forecasters are changing their language to emphasize potential harm rather than what type of storm is coming.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Groups criticizing the Christie administration are calling for rental aid for displaced homeowners and a moratorium on foreclosures for storm victims whose grant money hasn't arrived.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Sandy dumped a bunch of sand on a protected wetland and now the owner wants to build on it.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
President Obama issued an executive order on Friday directing all government agencies handing out federal aid to incorporate stricter building requirements.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
If you think Washington is divided over Obama's new Cuba policy, check out how much disagreement there is between Cuban-Americans and their relatives back home.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Debate continues over Black Liberation Army member convicted in 1979 for the murder of a New Jersey state trooper.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Some 9,000 New Jersey residents have been approved for Sandy aid, but fewer than 300 have gotten funding and completed construction on their homes.
Friday, December 05, 2014
Up to now, companies have been penalized if they overpay flood claims, but not if they underpay them. That creates an incentive for them to lowball damages.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
National groups raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the weeks following the storm, but there are still gaps in providing help.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Huge storms like Katrina and Sandy are here to stay; the firms that manage recoveries should be, too. But if this is going to work, five big things need to change.