Alejandra Salazar is an assistant producer for WNYC’s Morning Edition. She comes to New York City by way of San Antonio, Texas (her hometown) and Palo Alto, California (her college town, where she attended Stanford University).
At WNYC, she's produced stories on inclusive fashion design for disabled wearers, the hype behind Black Panther, and New York history through its parks. Before coming to the station, she interned with NPR’s politics team and is a proud college radio alum.
Find her on Twitter at .
Alejandra Salazar appears in the following:
Monday, July 01, 2019
Some community members say the museum has lost its focus and needs to concentrate more on local artists and the experiences of Latinx people.
Monday, June 24, 2019
New York City's public libraries will cease offering Kanopy, a movie streaming service with thousands of movies available for library patrons, as of July 1.
Friday, June 21, 2019
A 72-year-old screenplay penned by the playwright is being staged as a play in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Thursday, June 06, 2019
The EPIC Players' spring production of "Little Shop Of Horrors" is led by a neurodiverse cast.
Friday, April 05, 2019
The White Horse Tavern in Greenwich Village has a new owner. Fans worry the storied literary watering-hole is going to change.
Friday, April 05, 2019
For participatory budgeting week, New Yorkers as young as 11 years old can vote on projects in their communities.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
After the alleged shooter behind last week's New Zealand attacks mentioned "Fortnite" in his manifesto, some parents have expressed concerns over violence in video games.
Friday, March 15, 2019
The MTA is planning on revamping underground retail with new strategies such as vending machines, but the agency — and New Yorkers — says newsstands are here to stay.
Friday, February 01, 2019
Background music — commonly known as muzak, after the company that pioneered the music style — was designed to be generic. But now, businesses see it as a branding opportunity.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
As you settle into the new year, there's a relatively simple way to create some peace of mind: Organize your email inbox, or even get it down to "inbox zero."
Friday, January 04, 2019
After more than 20 years, hundreds of books, movies, plays and songs from 1923 entered the public domain this year — including some classics from New York City.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Some advice given to WNYC producer and first-time Christmas tree customer Alejandra Salazar: "A tree is like a piece of fruit or a vegetable."
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
32 students across the country have been named 2019 Rhodes Scholars — including the first-ever DACA recipient, a Harvard senior from Queens.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
This fall, Columbia University is testing new software designed to help ensure students' names are pronounced correctly in the classroom.
Friday, September 21, 2018
The highly publicized 1973 Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs was a milestone for women's sports.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The Takeaway's Tanzina Vega checks in from Puerto Rico, where she says many locals are advocating for statehood or independence after years of feeling neglected by the U.S. government.
Friday, September 14, 2018
African-American author Zora Neale Hurston's, "Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo," is among hundreds of works being celebrated at the Brooklyn Book Festival.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
A partnership between the NYPD and technology giant IBM is raising legal and ethical concerns.
Monday, September 03, 2018
The 2018 U.S. Open is underway in Queens.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
The idyllic stretch of land off the coast of Long Island is home to a lab that studies the world's deadliest animal diseases. Now, the federal government wants to sell it.