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Sean Bowditch

Executive Editor for News, WNYC

A graduate of Wesleyan University and Syracuse University, Sean has more than a decade of experience in public radio. He lives on Long Island with his wife and two children.

Sean Bowditch appears in the following:

How Clinton and Sanders Are Courting Black Voters In a Tense Racial Climate

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The Democratic candidates have both been through ups and downs trying to snag the crucial African American vote.

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Report: FBI Investigating Businessmen with Ties to de Blasio

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

FBI agents were visiting senior members of the NYPD at their homes.

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Trump Courts Skeptical Pro-Israel Lobby After Series of Missteps

Monday, March 21, 2016

The GOP front-runner will attempt to ease the minds of Jewish leaders, many of whom are uneasy with his candidacy.

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Helping to Put the Sound in David Bowie's Vision

Monday, January 11, 2016

New York native Carlos Alomar, who served as David Bowie's guitarist and musical director in the late-70's, discusses his decades-long collaboration with "The Man Who Fell to Earth."

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City Adds More Beds for Homeless Youth

Friday, January 08, 2016

Under a new plan presented by Mayor Bill de Blasio, the city will add 300 beds specifically for homeless youth.

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Former GOP Insurgent Pat Buchanan Says Trump Isn't Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The one-time outsider candidate, who once spoke of "peasants" storming Washington with pitchforks in-hand, says he thinks Trump can go all the way and win the Republican nomination.

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Amid Racial Tensions on US Campuses, Parents Make the Case for Black Colleges

Monday, November 16, 2015

With students speaking out against racial hostility on campuses from Yale to Missouri, are prospective African-American students taking a closer look at historically black colleges?

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Before He Was an NBA Champion, Lamar Odom Was a Star in Queens

Friday, October 16, 2015

Two-time Laker NBA champion Lamar Odom remains hospitalized in Las Vegas. But before he was a basketball and reality TV star married to a Kardashian, he was just a kid from Queens. 

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How a Brooklyn Upbringing Shaped the Sanders Campaign

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Most know Bernie Sanders as a senator from Vermont, but he grew up in Midwood, Brooklyn, and his family's financial struggles during his youth have influenced his campaign message today.

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The One Thing Donald Trump Didn’t Inherit

Monday, August 24, 2015

Donald Trump inherited a lot from his father: political connections, real estate expertise and a tidy nest egg. But his embrace of the spotlight didn't come from Fred Trump's playbook.

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The Happiest Man in the Shallow End

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Ramiro Ocasio grew up in Honduras surrounded by water. Now, the 35-year-old New Yorker is taking the plunge for the first time.

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Tensions Linger on Block Where Eric Garner Died

Friday, July 17, 2015

The block has become a magnet for protests and memorials — but relations with the police have hardly improved.

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Latinos Drawn to Evangelicalism Seem Immune to 'Francis Effect'

Thursday, July 09, 2015

As a growing number of Latinos turn from Catholicism to Evangelicalism — or no religion — can the pope from Latin America turn the tide?

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WNYC's Resident Yankees Expert on the Ethics of Cheering A-Rod's Comeback

Friday, June 19, 2015

With Alex Rodriguez reaching yet another milestone, lifelong Yankees fan Brian Lehrer offers up his take on the team's tainted slugger.

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"American Idol" to End After Making an Enduring Mark on American Culture

Monday, May 11, 2015

WNYC's Julianne Welby talks with John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck, about the show's legacy.

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Nepal Grapples With Loss of Life, Sacred Spaces

Friday, May 08, 2015

Many of Nepal's sacred spaces and ancient structures were hit hard by last month's earthquake.

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There Goes the Last DJ

Friday, May 01, 2015

After nearly five decades of hosting "old style, freeform, broadcast radio" in Metro New York, Vin Scelsa is retiring. Hear our conversation with him about his serendipitous career.

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Gas Leaks in Buildings Are Common and Often Not Inspected

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A WNYC investigation finds that potentially dangerous gas pipes across the city are not being checked and fixed because Department of Buildings inspectors don't have access.

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Yankees and Mets Set to Take the Field for Opening Day

Thursday, April 02, 2015

After several seasons marked by mediocrity, do New York baseball fans have anything to be excited about this year?

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At Least 12 Injured in 'Gas-Related' Explosion and Fire on 2nd Avenue

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Firefighters expected to be on site all night at the scene of an explosion and fire that tore through 4 buildings on 2nd Avenue near East 7th Street. 

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