Xana O’Neill is Executive Editor for WNYC News.
Prior to arriving at WNYC, Xana worked at NBC as senior editor and special projects manager helping coordinate national news, culture and entertainment coverage for affiliate news sites across the country.
Before that, Xana was a reporter at The New York Daily News, where she developed an affinity for crime reporting. She counts Wayne Barrett as a mentor after working for him at the Village Voice, where she did investigative reporting during the 2004 mayoral campaign.
She’s a graduate of NYU, and began her career as a sports reporter at the Hunterdon County Democrat in New Jersey.
Xana O'Neill appears in the following:
Friday, May 03, 2013
Alphonza Bryant III, 17, had a lot to look forward to. There was his upcoming prom (he already had a white tuxedo picked out) and next month, he was graduating high school. In a class photo, he appears to be anticipating the occasion, wearing a cerulean blue cap and gown.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Many players have publicly voiced their support for Jason Collins - LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, to name a few. But will the goodwill continue? And what can Collins expect on and off the court from his peers? "Obviously you can't say 100 percent of the people are going to be OK with it or 100 percent are not," says Brian Scalabrine, a friend and former teammate.
Sunday, November 04, 2012
On the fourth floor of 2727 Surf Avenue, a dapper man in his 70s tried to retain a sense of normalcy. He answered the door wearing a matching vest and tie, his gray hair smoothed neatly back. The living room was a reflection of its occupant: neat and tidy.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
From his days as a student at Columbia University to date nights with Michelle to fundraising at some of the city's most elite addresses, Barack Obama knows a thing or two about the Big Apple. Follow in his footsteps, and explore Obama’s New York City.