Alejandra Salazar

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Alejandra Salazar appears in the following:

In "Hope Never Dies," Obama and Biden are a Crime-Solving Duo

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Hope Never Dies is a Hardy Boys-inspired book starring none other than former President Barack Obama, and his VP Joe Biden.


What 'Kulture' Says About Our Culture of Unisex Baby Names

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Unisex names are trending, and we're taking a closer look at why.

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Gym Etiquette: Are Pointers or Pick-Ups Welcome?

Monday, July 16, 2018

When you go to the gym, you're there to work out. But it's also a community, and people have different expectations for the types of interactions they welcome with fellow gym-goers.

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As Some New Yorkers Apply For Citizenship, Others Pitch In To Help

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Many New Yorkers are in the process of applying to become U-S citizens — and plenty others are volunteering their time and resources to help.


At Music Festivals, Count on Medics to Keep the Party Going

Monday, June 04, 2018

As drug trends change, so do the strategies used by paramedics to keep concertgoers safe. But a few tips for this summer's festival season are classics: Drink water, and wear sunscreen. 


Meet the People Who Are Serving Our Country While Living at Home

Monday, May 28, 2018

Ahead of Memorial Day, WNYC spoke to service members who carry out military duties while living their civilian lives here in the New York area.


Ruling For New Jersey, Supreme Court Says States Can Legalize Sports Betting

Monday, May 14, 2018

New Jerseyans are hoping for an economic windfall after a new Supreme Court ruling allows states to set their own sports gambling laws.


N.Y.'s Acting Attorney General Hopes To Stay On As Interim

Thursday, May 10, 2018

New York's acting Attorney General Barbara Underwood doesn't plan to run for the office in November, but she'd like to stay on until then.

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Newly Discovered Photos Capture Scenes of 1970s New York City

Monday, May 07, 2018

A new NYC Parks exhibition draws from thousands of photos of the city's parks, taken in the fall of 1978.

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Voting in Today's Special Elections Matters, Yet Few Will Likely Do It

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Some New Yorkers vote to fill empty legislative seats today, with nine spots open in the state Assembly and two in the state Senate. If history is any guide, turnout could be very low.


Bronx River Is Alive! With Hundreds of New Fish

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A giant hose sprayed 400 new alewife into the onetime open sewer, as part of an ongoing effort to restore the ecology of the waterway.


NYCHA Chairwoman Resigns Amid Agency Turmoil

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

After months of scandals surrounding lead and tenants without heat, Shola Olatoye, the embattled head of New York City’s public housing authority, stepped down.


City Pigeons Strike a Pose in 'The New York Pigeon'

Friday, April 06, 2018

Photographer Andrew Garn's latest portrait collection features 144 pages of New York City's pigeons in flight, at rest, and close-up.

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How Movie Stars and Moviegoers Can Demand More Diversity in Hollywood

Monday, March 12, 2018

The creator of the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag has developed a new database—of actors, writers and other Hollywood professionals—aimed at helping the entertainment industry diversify.


Adaptive Design Creates Fashion for Everyone

Friday, February 16, 2018

Adaptive clothing combines functionality and style for wearers with physical disabilities.


White House Moves to Crack Down on Legal Immigration

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Trump White House is proposing tougher standards for immigrants applying for permanent residence in the U.S.


Competing For 'Best in Show,' Pooches Get Star Treatment

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

With the Westminster Dog Show underway, the Hotel Pennsylvania's dog concierge is on hand to give pups the 5-star treatment. 


A Month Before Its Release, 'Black Panther' Looks Like Marvel's Next Winner

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Marvel's Black Panther has already broken pre-sale records and sparked the Black Panther Challenge, an online campaign to send thousands of kids across the country to see the movie.

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The Family that Made Exxon Is Now a Thorn in Its Side

Monday, January 15, 2018

Descendants of John D. Rockefeller say it's time for Exxon Mobile to act progressively on climate change.

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The Internet Takes to the Stars With Astrology

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Horoscopes and sun signs are a booming viral trend.

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