Danny Lewis is a reporter/producer in the WNYC Newsroom. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Danny graduated from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism before starting in radio as an intern for WNYC 's health desk and Radiolab. He has covered the city for the New York Daily News and has also written about science, art and history for Smithsonian Magazine. At WNYC, Danny has reported on the removal of a controversial statue from Central Park, examined a New Jersey town's attempts to ban outsiders from its streets, and investigated whether New York City's water is really the secret ingredient behind our world-renowned pizza. In addition to journalism, Danny is a cartoonist and illustrator. His Twitter feed is primarily pictures of his cats.
Danny Lewis appears in the following:
Friday, May 29, 2020
Rapper and author Sherri Hines discusses her decision to come forward with her accusation of rape against Simmons in a new documentary.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
A federal judge ruled against the board, which has long been the subject of complaints of racism and disenfranchisement.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Contact tracing is crucial to the governor’s plan to gradually reopen the state.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Dr. Raul Perea-Henze is overseeing New York City's response to the novel coronavirus.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Officials in New York City are reporting more children suffering from an inflammatory condition linked to COVID-19.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
New Yorkers are still reporting that their internet is being shut off, despite providers pledging not to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Governors Cuomo and Murphy have released plans to reopen their states as the growth in COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
The city's legislature held its first votes since the COVID-19 crisis began.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Companies like Apple and Google are working on ways to help public health officials track the coronavirus' spread, but it raises questions about the 4th Amendment.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
As hundreds of thousands of people try to apply for unemployment insurance after COVID-19-related layoffs, they run into a starved social safety net.
Friday, April 10, 2020
New reporting suggests the Garden State's nursing homes have been undercounting coronavirus cases amid a spike in deaths.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
The sites will provide COVID-19 testing and in-depth information on the coronavirus for Spanish speakers.
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Studies of people who had to quarantine during the 2003 SARS outbreak in Toronto, Canada found they had symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
The New York senator discusses the need for universal health coverage, and support for domestic violence victims.
Friday, April 03, 2020
Crafting a government response to diseases like COVID-19 takes a lot of balance between federal powers, state powers, and civil rights.
Friday, April 03, 2020
The board regulating New York City's EMTs and paramedics is issuing new guidelines on cardiac arrest patients.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The majority city residents live packed together in apartment buildings, and that has added to the challenges of slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Moving is stressful enough before adding COVID-19 into the mix.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Only essential infrastructure and emergency projects can continue for now.
Friday, March 20, 2020
Internet service providers are lifting data caps on broadband connections, but not everyone is doing the same for mobile plans.