Before you ask... it's Greek. And, so is Johnson (via translation). It's a long story... Soterios Johnson seemed strangely drawn to the news, even as a young child.
As a kid he would lull himself to sleep listening to WCBS NewsRadio 88. "As a kid, I always wanted to be in the know... and to spread the word," he says. In high school, Soterios worked at a small FM station in his hometown in New Jersey, followed by a four-year stint as an undergraduate at Columbia on WKCR, New York. He was an Associate Producer at Newsweek On Air and worked in the field of science journalism for several years. He earned his master's degree at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism.
Soterios Johnson appears in the following:
Friday, July 25, 2014
The conflict in Gaza accelerated just as New Jersey resident Josh Cohen arrived — but he's not planning to cut his trip short.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Chris Pellettieri is.a stone carver, who creates everything from statues and busts to ...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The documentary The Pleasures of Being Out of Step covers the extensive — and sometimes controversial — career of Nat Hentoff.
Friday, June 20, 2014
The music of late rapper Tupac Shakur doesn't, on the face of it, seem like Broadway material. But the musical is poised to be one of the season's breakout hits.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
You’ve seen pictures, at least, of “Trying to Remember the Color of the Sky on that September Morning,” the giant wall of blue paper tiles at the 9-11 Memorial Musuem. Now Spencer Finch is about to unveil a large-scale installation at the Morgan Library.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Robert De Niro is hoping to bring national acclaim to his late father with a new documentary and gallery show in New York.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Twice a year, the sun sets exactly in line with the cross streets of Manhattan, illuminating both the north and south sides of the street at the exact same time. It's pretty amazing. Here's where the world's most famous astrophysicist suggests catching a glimpse.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Two young, African-American playwrights are making satire out of heavy topics. "We cry and laugh with the same muscle," says Marcus Gardley.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Chris Christie is hardly the first governor to raid the state's pension fund to plug holes in the budget. But it may be the end of the line for budgeting gimmicks.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
On a tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum with Morning Edition host Soterios Johnson, art and architecture critics say its meaning will be created by the public, now that the doors are open.
Friday, May 09, 2014
You may not be able to afford a $20 million Andy Warhol, but don’t despair. You can get a $20 Warhol T-shirt.
Monday, April 14, 2014
New Jersey commuters are feeling the effects of the Pulaski Skyway closure today. How did L.A. handle its own "Carmageddon?"
Friday, April 11, 2014
Surging values for postwar and contemporary works are inspiring dealers and collectors to rediscover artists long overlooked.
Friday, April 04, 2014
Almost 30 years after it opened, "Les Miserables" is back on Broadway, and it comes in the middle of a packed and eclectic musical season. Here are picks from two top critics.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Many painting and sculpture masterpieces wouldn't exist if it weren't for a model who posed for hours, or even days. But life for these muses didn't always go well.
Friday, March 21, 2014
American artists rarely express regret in their work, but a new show at MoMa featuring Jasper Johns, perhaps America's most celebrated living artist, grapples with darker material.
Monday, March 17, 2014
There's new prize money available for web developers to tackle a perennial education problem: how to improve the retention rates of students in community colleges.
Friday, March 14, 2014
A parody of an erotic best-seller and a teenager's hand-puppet possessed by Satan are just two of the most recent Broadway offerings.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about his reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking, beloved television series.
Friday, March 07, 2014
With two art fairs, the Whitney Biennial and dozens of exhibits in New York this weekend, how's an art lover to choose? Start with the Brooklyn Museum show marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.