Soterios Johnson

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:

'The Most Incredible Thing' Debuts at City Ballet

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The latest work from resident choreographer Justin Peck is a first for him and a test of his talents.


Hail Mary? Cleveland Browns Hire Mets' Moneyball Guru

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The strategy of using data to build the best team has been widely embraced in Major League Baseball. Could the same approach work in the professional football?


Dishing Out Data Awards

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

From Inspiring to Insidious


Casinos, Guns & Pension Funds: NJ's Legislative Session Winds Down

Friday, December 18, 2015

NJ lawmakers move to pass a variety of measures to expand gambling to North Jersey and stabilize the state's shaky pension fund as the legislative session winds down.


A Closer Look at Mayor de Blasio's Plan to Reorganize Homeless Services

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A former homeless advocate says the mayor's making the right moves, but he should be doing more.


The Inexact Science of Calculating Carbon Footprints

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Several organizations offer online tools to total up your carbon emissions. But they don't all give the same answers. 

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From Paris to New York: What the Climate Deal Means Here

Monday, December 14, 2015

A city praised for being on the front lines of reducing carbon emissions also happens to be home to many investors with fossil fuels in their portfolio. 

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6 Ways to Shrink Your Carbon Footprint

Friday, December 11, 2015

The typical American is responsible for more than 20 tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year. The U.N. says the global average has to get down to 1.6 tons.

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Reasons to See 'The Nutcracker'

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Think you know this staple of the holiday season? Think again.


After Pearl Harbor: The Haunting WNYC Broadcasts

Thursday, December 10, 2015

All New York City military officers were asked to report for duty. Meanwhile, Mayor La Guardia took to the airwaves to order Japanese subjects in New York to stay in their homes.


Dirty Little Secrets: Leaky Tanks Cause Big Headaches for NJ Homeowners

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

The price tag for dealing with tainted soil at a home in Teaneck has cost $600,000 — and the property is still polluted with leaked heating oil.

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NYPD Commissioner Bratton on Stopping Radicalization Before it Happens

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Commissioner Bratton spoke with us about the NYPD's effort to not only prepare for active shooter situations, but to work with communities in order to detect and prevent radicalization.


The Priciest Crossings in the Country Just Got Pricier

Monday, December 07, 2015

Here's the good news for drivers: that was the last of five annual Port Authority toll hikes that took effect Sunday.   
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Good News for the Environment Could Be Bad News for Utility Companies

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

If Con Edison has to buy back every megawatt of solar power its customers produce, it won't be around for long.


An Uneven Recovery from Sandy

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

In some New York City neighborhoods, more than half of eligible home construction projects are underway. In others, it's as few as 10 percent.  

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Can New York's Top Lawyer Fight Climate Change?

Monday, November 23, 2015

Eric Schneiderman's investigation of fossil fuel companies may be giving him a political lift, but it also could dramatically change the way we think about climate change.


Taking the Long View on the Ill-Fated Second Avenue Subway

Friday, November 20, 2015

For people who know the train line's stop-and-start history, the latest delay is déjà vu all over again.

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A Flurry of Flamenco (and More) This Holiday Season

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Dance critic and reporter Marina Harss previews several upcoming performances (that aren't 'The Nutcracker').


Michael Bloomberg's Future

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The former mayor is back running the company that bears his name. What are his plans for the financial media giant, and is he seriously considering running for President?

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How Do You Get to the End of the 2nd Avenue Subway?

Monday, October 26, 2015

The latest deal on MTA funding won't even finish the line's second phase — let alone the third and the fourth. Which means the hunt for more money is on. 

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