Andy Mai

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Andy Mai appears in the following:

Head Of NYC Test And Trace Discusses 1 Million Close Contacts, COVID In Schools

Friday, October 08, 2021

 The reopening of businesses and schools means several more sources of infections to track, and the delta variant continues to linger stubbornly over the city. 


Chronic Illness Is Rising Among 9/11 First Responders—But Their Retirement Claims Keep Getting Denied

Friday, September 10, 2021

First responders who worked at Ground Zero frequently run into red tape as they develop health conditions such as cancer. 


Challenges Facing Gov. Kathy Hochul As She Takes Over

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Hochul is one of nine woman governors in the country.


NJ Supreme Court Considers Overturns Murder Conviction Due To Implicit Bias

Monday, July 19, 2021

The state's highest court ordered a retrial in the first-degree murder case.


Former Commissioner Bill Bratton Looks Back

Friday, July 02, 2021

In his more than 40-year career in law enforcement, Bill Bratton is one of only two people to have served as NYPD commissioner twice. 

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Celebrating Black Artists And Composers On Juneteenth

Friday, June 18, 2021

Our sister station WQXR will have an all day marathon on Juneteenth.


What To Watch For In Tonight's Mayoral Debate

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Eight mayoral candidates will go head-to-head. 


The New York Variant Is More Infectious. Can The COVID-19 Vaccines Stop It?

Thursday, March 11, 2021

The city's vaccination campaign is locked in a race against the coronavirus variants, so what does that mean for reopening? 


The First Month Of New York’s Pandemic, Revisited

Monday, March 01, 2021

One year into New York's COVID-19 pandemic, we take a look back at what happened in March 2020.


Bodies Being Buried on Hart Island Again as City Anticipates Increase in Deaths

Friday, December 04, 2020

The city is trying to clear a backlog of unclaimed bodies in preparation for a potential spike in deaths due to COVID-19..


This Long Island School District is Moving to In-Person Learning Five Days a Week

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The South Huntington School District has been transitioning students back into the classroom full-time since mid-November.


Report Says HOME-STAT Program Is Causing Confusion

Thursday, February 27, 2020

According to the homeless advocacy group, Human.NYC, found that many street homeless people need to be seen numerous times before receiving assistance. 


Studio 360 Is Ending After 20 Years

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Co-creator and host Kurt Andersen talks about memorable moments in the show's history.

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Authorities Failed 8-Year Old Long Island Boy Who Died in NYPD Father's Custody, Report

Monday, February 03, 2020

Records obtained by the New York Daily News show repeated complaints of abuse.

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Listen to Conference-Goers at Trump Resort Chant for “War!”

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

It’s the same conference that played a controversial video of a Trump avatar shooting political opponents and members of the media.


Is James Dolan a Bad Owner if the Knicks Continue to Profit?

Monday, July 29, 2019

The Knicks and their parent company still bring in boatloads of revenue in spite of the team's remarkable run of futility.


The Islamic Roots of Hip Hop

Friday, July 12, 2019

Many hip hop pioneers, including Rakim and Q-Tip, identify as Muslim.

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New York City's Top Cop Details New Suicide Prevention Plan

Friday, July 12, 2019

After four police officers killed themselves in June, NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill says the department needs to eliminate the stigma of mental health challenges in the force.


Men Caught in NYPD Dragnet Say They Feel Targeted, Harassed

Friday, May 10, 2019

Top NYPD brass ordered the DNA swabbing of 360 black and Latino men during their search for the killer of a Howard Beach jogger. Now some are sharing their stories. 


Goodbye to the Old Morning Edition Theme

Friday, May 03, 2019

NPR will introduce new theme music for Morning Edition this Monday. Friday — the last day the theme will be played on WNYC — we gave it a send off.

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