Sean Carlson

Before coming to New York Public Radio, Sean worked in print, online and radio news around the mid-Atlantic region and Alaska, covering topics including crime, culture and salmon. His investigative reporting and anchoring of election coverage has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, the New York Press Association and the Delaware Press Association.

A New Jersey native, Sean lives in Brooklyn and spends his free time most likely burning something in the kitchen or exploring the unexplored corners of Prospect Park. He holds a B.A. from the New School University in Greenwich Village and an M.A. from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.

Sean Carlson appears in the following:

What Men Can Do In The Wake of #MeToo

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

As women use the hashtag "Me Too" to share personal stories of sexual harassment and abuse, men are asking what they can do. Nicholas Powers, a professor at SUNY, has some suggestions.

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City Hall Says State Funding Dispute Endangers Public Hospitals

Friday, October 06, 2017

New York State is refusing to hand over $380 million in funds earmarked for New York City's public hospitals

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A Week of Bad News for Women

Friday, October 06, 2017

From rolling back the birth control mandate, to sexual harassment allegations against a Hollywood bigwig.

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Jets Fans React to Politics at Play on the Field

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Most NFL teams have at least a few players choosing to #TakeTheKnee during the national anthem. But not the Jets. And some of their fans prefer it that way.

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In Queens Council Race, Supporters of Ex-Con See an Establishment Out to Get Them

Friday, September 08, 2017

Hiram Monserrate's supporters have grown over the perception that the establishment is tipping the scales for his opponent

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After New York Financier Steps Down from White House Post, Some Warn of His Conflicts of Interest

Friday, August 25, 2017

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Carl Icahn was picked by President Trump to be a special advisor, but his business history with Texas oil refineries points towards a conflict of interest.

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With New Bridge, Cuomo Declares 'Our Mojo Is Back'

Thursday, August 24, 2017

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In a ceremony for the new bridge replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge is set to open this week. Gov. Cuomo named it after his father, Mario M. Cuomo.

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New Jersey Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal to End Shutdown

Monday, July 03, 2017

The state says that the beaches will re-open for the Fourth of July.

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The State of Hate

Friday, June 30, 2017

We check in on a project called "Documenting Hate," which crowdsources bias and hate incidents through a partnership with dozens of media organizations, including WNYC.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Ethio-American Soul & "Past Tundra"

Monday, June 26, 2017

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Week of June 26: This week, Alan Gilbert Goes To Hamburg; Iggy Pop Goes To Mali; And Radiohead Goes Back In Time.
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The MTA's New Chairman Knows the Job — He's Already Held It

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Joe Lhota is credited with getting the subway system on its feet again quickly after Sandy. And he has a combative streak. Will that work this time around?

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Doctor-Activist Wants to Rally Physicians Against GOP Health Bill

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

If the GOP health bill cuts Medicaid, "I worry that some of my patients will die," said Dr. Danielle Ofri.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Sad Iggy Pop & Yukon Film Ghosts

Monday, June 12, 2017

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Week of June 12: This week, Iggy Pop is sad; also, music from Twin Peaks and the Yukon Gold Rush.
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Are the Women-Only 'Wonder Woman' Screenings Illegal?

Monday, June 05, 2017

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WNYC talks with J. Stephen Clark, a professor of law at the Albany Law School, who filed a discrimination complaint in Texas.

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Kushner Business Goes Abroad Seeking Investors in NJ Project

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Representatives from the Kushner family are pitching a special visa to Chinese investors, raising questions about potential conflicts of interest for White House adviser Jared Kushner.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Going Backwards & Mastodon

Monday, March 20, 2017

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This week, Depeche Mode has (another) moment; new music from Mastodon & Colin Stetson, also, celebrating 100 years of jazz, and of Vera Lynn.
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Advocates Urge State Lawmakers to Budget for Voting Reforms

Saturday, March 18, 2017

For the second year in a row, Governor Cuomo included the measures in his State of the State address. But advocates want this to be the year they make it in budget.

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As Federal Agents Detain New Yorkers, Unease in Immigrant Communities

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Mayor de Blasio's office says it's received "credible reports" of immigration enforcement activity in several New York City neighborhoods.

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President Trump Moves to Kill Obama-Era Financial Regulation

Friday, February 03, 2017

Trump's latest executive order puts a stay on the implementation of an Obama-era rule requiring brokers to put their clients' financial interests above their own.

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