Caitlyn Kim

Caitlyn Kim was the General Assignment Editor. She joined the WNYC staff in August 2011. Previously, Caitlyn was a reporter/producer at WAMC and KQED. She also covered Connecticut state politics for WNPR, WFCR and WAMC and covered Congress as a freelancer with Capitol News Connection in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared on NPR and Marketplace.

Prior to coming to WNYC, she worked an analyst for the Department of Defense, which included a stint in the White House Situation Room.

A New Jersey native, she graduated from Wellesley College and holds master's in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University-SAIS and a Master’s in International History from LSE.

Caitlyn Kim appears in the following:

Reps. Boebert and Omar spoke after Boebert's Islamophobic comments. It didn't go well

Monday, November 29, 2021

The contentious phone call between Reps. Lauren Boebert and Ilhan Omar likely means the controversy will continue.


Biden says final passage of $1 trillion infrastructure plan is a big step forward

Friday, November 05, 2021

The bipartisan bill's journey from the Senate to the president has been a tumultuous one. The legislation includes nearly $550 billion in new spending on items including broadband, roads and rail.


House Democrats are bringing back paid leave in their spending bill

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

The legislation that House Democrats are working on includes a four-week paid leave program.


Huma Abedin's admiration for mentor Hillary Clinton is on full display in 'Both/And'

Monday, November 01, 2021

Abedin also reflects on her marriage to former Rep. Anthony Weiner, writing: "[Clinton] said that she did not believe I should pay a professional price for what was ultimately my husband's mistake."


Trump sues to try to stop the release of documents related to the Capitol riot

Monday, October 18, 2021

The former president is suing the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack, as well as the National Archives, to prevent the turnover of documents related to the event.


Fiona Hill explores why it's tough to get ahead in 'There Is Nothing For You Here'

Monday, October 04, 2021

Fiona Hill had a star turn in front of Congress during Trump's first impeachment inquiry. Now she examines why opportunities are fleeting and how it affects the country's social and political fabric.


Biden and House Democrats unite behind his agenda, but they say more time is needed

Thursday, September 30, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., wrote in a letter to colleagues that "more time is needed to complete the task" of forging an agreement among Democrats on their larger spending measure.


The House Passes A Bill To Avoid A Debt Default, But It's Mostly Symbolic

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Democratic leaders tried to make some headway on one of many looming deadlines by advancing a bill to suspend the nation's borrowing limit. But the measure is expected to fail in the Senate.


Biden Pick To Head The Bureau Of Land Management Is Closer To Confirmation

Friday, July 23, 2021

Tracy Stone-Manning, who currently works for the National Wildlife Federation, has come under Republican fire for her ties to a radical environmental group when she was a graduate student 1989.


Fact Check: How Colorado, Georgia Voting Laws Differ Despite Conservatives' Claims

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Major League Baseball's All-Star Game is headed to Denver in protest of Georgia's new voting law, including changes to who can vote by mail. Georgia's governor called the move "hypocritical."


Human Moments, Nuggets Of Reflection Are True Treasures In New Albright Memoir

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

"I was intent on making the next stage of my life even more interesting than the last," former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright writes in Hell And Other Destinations.


In 'Tough Love,' Former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice Aims To Reclaim Her Voice

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

The former national security adviser endured ridicule over comments made after the Benghazi embassy attack. Her book allows her tell her own story — and she is also open about foreign policy failures.


Samantha Power Tells Of The Not-So-Simple 'Education Of An Idealist'

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

In her memoir, the former U.N. ambassador aims to show how she kept true to her idealistic nature despite facing the realities of foreign policy and world atrocities.


Cicadas, Not Just for the Outdoors

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Tempted to collect some cicada specimens this spring? An entomologist at the American Museum of Natural History explains how you can prepare, pin, and display the bugs at home.
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As Pipeline Expands, Questions Raised Over Who Protects NJ Water

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Highlands Region in the northwest corner of New Jersey provides water for more than 5 million households in the state. A utility company, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, is expanding the natural gas line that runs through the environmentally protected area. The fight over the project has become the centerpiece of why environmentalists complain about Governor Chris Christie's tenure.

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Sexual Assault ‘Epidemic’ in Military Says Sen. Gillibrand

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is taking the military to task after an annual review showed the number of sexual assaults in the military increased.


Data from the Dirt

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Data from DIY cicada trackers and soil temperature readings from the U.S. Climate Reference Network are helping us predict this spring's Brood II cicada emergence. Check out the map (...
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Sandy Damage Shutters Symbol of US Immigration Until Next Year

Thursday, May 02, 2013

For more than a hundred years, visitors have been passing through Ellis Island. But since it opened as a national park, instead of the poor, huddled masses entering the 19th century building it's their descendents and tourists streaming in. All that changed after Sandy, whose flood waters covered the entire island.


The Dinner Buzz

Thursday, April 18, 2013

If you can't beat 'em... eat 'em? Some tips and recipes for enjoying cicadas during the 17-year Brood II invasion along the East Coast.
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Obama Shoots for Policy Trifecta

Monday, April 08, 2013

A tax and budget deal, an immigration reform deal and restrictions on gun sales. All three   eluded him during his first term, but in the next few weeks, President Obama will try and get movement on all three.  In this week on The Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Nolan discusses if this policy trifecta will happen.