Andrea Bernstein

Peabody and duPont-Columbia award–winning journalist Andrea Bernstein is Co-Host of the Trump, Inc. Podcast, a co-production with ProPublica, and is Senior Editor for WNYC News. She has previously served as Metro Editor, Political Director, Director of Transportation Nation, and Senior Reporter.

Bernstein covers the intersection of Trump and Kushner business and politics, and, with her colleague Ilya Marritz, has broken key stories, including those on how Donald Trump, Jr., and Ivanka Trump avoided criminal indictment, Paul Manafort's money-laundering and Michael Cohen's fraudulent business practices. 

Bernstein has covered six national elections including the 2016 election, and her beats have included government, politics, transportation, environment, housing, and policing. At various points she's been assigned to cover Hillary Clinton, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Bloomberg, George Pataki, Eliot Spitzer, David Paterson, Chris Christie, Bill de Blasio, and Andrew Cuomo.  Her investigative reporting on the Bridgegate scandal with Matt Katz won WNYC News its first-ever Peabody award.

Bernstein was one of 12 US Journalists to win a prestigious year-long 2007 Knight Fellowship at Stanford University. She has won over 40 awards for her work, including the duPont-Columbia Award, the George Foster Peabody Award, the Investigative Reporters and Editors award for radio, the National Press Club award for environmental reporting, and national Murrow (RTNDA) and Society for Professional Journalists awards for investigative reporting.

She has taught journalism at City College, was the Jack Newfield Professor of Investigative Journalism at Hunter College, and led trainings for journalists in several venues, including preparing reporters in Bhutan to cover their first-ever political campaign in that country's transition to democracy. 

She was a political correspondent for the New York Observer for eight years, and her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, ProPublica, New York Magazine, The Nation, and the New York Daily News.

She graduated from Yale University, cum laude, with honors.

She lives in Brooklyn with her wife and two children.

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Andrea Bernstein appears in the following:

'Harm to Ongoing Matter'

Friday, April 19, 2019

Trump’s business deal was bigger, lasted longer and fueled more secrecy than we knew before.

Gearing Up for Mueller's Report

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A look at the top questions only the 'full report' can answer

The Legal Questions the President Still Faces

Monday, March 25, 2019

Hush-money payments. Illegal use of Trump Foundation money. Foreign contributions to the inauguration. The Mueller report aside, here's what else prosecutors are still investigating. 

Trump, Inc. Goes Beyond Collusion

Monday, March 25, 2019

We review Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress about the Mueller report — and why we’ve always focused on the evidence of conflicts over the allegations of collusion.

Trump’s Moscow Tower Problem

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Donald Trump has tried many times to build in Moscow. We look at some of his partners and find one reason why he might've needed to enlist help from the very top of Russia’s government.

The Sentencing (and New Charges) of Paul Manafort

Thursday, March 14, 2019

A closer look at Paul Manafort's sentencing hearing in federal court and the latest New York State charges leveled by the Manhattan District Attorney's office.

Manhattan District Attorney Plans State Trial for Manafort

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

After his federal convictions, a Trump ally faces charges in state court.

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What We’ve Learned From Michael Cohen

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Trump, Inc. hosts Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz review the congressional testimony by the president’s former lawyer.

Trump Inc. Recaps Michael Cohen's Testimony

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Co-hosts of Trump, Inc. join to break down what we learned about President Trump's businesses from Michael Cohen's testimony.

Cohen Testimony Puts Spotlight on Trump Organization

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

With the focus on Michael Cohen, we remember what's going on with the president's children and the Trump Organization. 

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Roger Stone's Long, Tangled History in New York and New Jersey

Friday, January 25, 2019

Stone's local connections go back from before he became close with Donald Trump.

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Manafort, Cohen and ‘Individual 1’

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Breaking down Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's sentencing hearing, and taking a look at what other Trump-related indictments may drop.

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What We Now Know About Manafort, Cohen and ‘Individual-1’

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Trump, Inc. talks with Franklin Foer from The Atlantic about what we learned from prosecutors’ recent court filings — and the many things that remain a mystery.

The Emolument Suit Against Trump That Is Moving Ahead

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine discusses the suit, what it might uncover and why the Founding Fathers put the Emoluments Clause in the Constitution.

The Brian Lehrer Show Live: Trump, Inc., Alyssa Mastromonaco, Ari Melber and A.J. Jacobs

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Brian talks national politics with Crooked Media's Alyssa Mastromonaco, the Mueller investigation with MSNBC's Ari Melber and the journey of a cup of coffee with writer A.J. Jacobs.

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Trump, Inc. — Now What?

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Getting closer to the truth of all of the President's finances.

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So What Trump Investigations Could Be Coming?

Thursday, November 08, 2018

We talk with The New Yorker’s Adam Davidson, The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold, and McClatchy’s Anita Kumar about the midterms and future investigations by Democrats.

Rudy, Inc.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

We spent weeks investigating his work and clients in the former Soviet Union.

Kenneth Lonergan's Autobiographical Play, Season 2 of Trump Inc., 'Charlie for the Culture'

Friday, October 26, 2018

Kenneth Lonergan on “The Waverly Gallery.” Ilya Marritz & Andrea Bernstein on season 2 of Trump Inc. This week's “Charlie For The Culture.”

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With Failed Panama Development, Trump Inc. Uncovers a Pattern of Deception

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

While investors lost money in failed Trump properties, the Trump family often walked away with millions.

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