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:

The Numbers Don't Match

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Everyone wants Trump's tax documents. We got a hold of some from his business and compared them to lending disclosures. Experts could not explain the discrepancies.

Trump, Inc. Updates

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

What's new at Trump, Inc.

Giuliani's Business Associates Arrested on Campaign Finance Charges

Friday, October 11, 2019

Who's going to jail?

Federal Judge Rules Manhattan District Attorney Should See Trump's Tax Returns

Monday, October 07, 2019

President Trump's effort to keep his tax returns secret has suffered a setback. A judge ruled prosecutors investigating Trump's businesses should see the records. The decision being appealed.


Judge Rules Trump Must Release Tax Returns

Monday, October 07, 2019

A federal judge in New York rules that President Trump must turn over multiple years of tax returns. It's part of an investigation of Trump's business dealings going back to before he took office.


Meanwhile in Ukraine

Friday, October 04, 2019

Trump, Inc.'s Ilya Marritz witnesses the Trump–Ukraine story unfold — from within Ukraine. 


Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Rudy Giuliani has been looking for "corruption" in Ukraine. It's easy to find among the very people he's befriended.

Trump, Inc.: Biden, Trump, Ukraine

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

A heated discussion was prompted by a listener about facts and opinions as they relate to Hunter Biden and the Ukraine Inquiry. 

Giuliani Through The Years

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani is now President Trump's personal lawyer. He's always been a crusader and has had a career full of battles.


Trump Will Not Have To Turn Over Tax Returns, Yet

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Prosecutors have until Monday to decide if they want to join Trump's fight against a state grand jury.


Donald J. Trump For President, Inc.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Trump, Inc. examines Brad Parscale, a web designer turned digital strategist turned presidential avatar with a knack for personal invention that rivals that of his boss.

OTM presents Trump Inc: The Family Business

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

WNYC's Trump Inc. podcast looks at how Trump has taken his way of doing business to the government.

The Family Business

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

This week, our podcast with ProPublica looks at how Trump has taken his way of doing business to the government.

The Questions Mueller Didn't Ask

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Perhaps you’ve heard: Special counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday. There’s plenty of analysis about who won and who didn’t. We’re skipping that part.

Unanswered Questions, Uncertain Consequences After Mueller Hearings

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Did Congress get the answers they were looking for? Listeners, were your questions about the Mueller probe answered? Listen to how our listeners felt about the hearings.

A New Kind of Influencer: Friend of the President’s Kid

Monday, July 22, 2019

Tommy Hicks Jr. isn't in government, but he's a longtime pal of the president's son. That has put him — and one of his friends — in the room when the administration talks policy.

An Opportunity for the Rich

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Part of President Trump's tax law, opportunity zones are meant to spur new investment in poor areas by reducing taxes for the wealthy. How much those communities will benefit is unclear.

Live Coverage and Analysis of Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Special Counsel Robert Mueller breaks his silence after more than two years.