Danny Lewis is a reporter/producer in the WNYC Newsroom, and a producer/host for the local edition of NPR's "Consider This."
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Danny has been with WNYC since 2014, first as an intern and then as a producer and reporter. Since joining the station, he has covered the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on everything from restaurants to the power grid and reported on how the NYPD continued to police low-level infractions while facing calls for reform. He’s also covered shows of controversial comics art and investigated whether New York City's water is really the secret ingredient behind our world-renowned pizza.
Danny Lewis appears in the following:
Thursday, January 20, 2022
The ferry was sold at auction after more than 50 years shuttling passengers across the harbor.
Friday, January 14, 2022
The convention will be held virtually for the second year in a row due to the pandemic.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Brian Lehrer announces the top three photos from this year's contest.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
A retired New York City firefighter talks your best moves in an emergency.
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Many restaurants were hoping for a windfall this winter to offset some of the pain from the pandemic.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
The City Council rounded out its final vote of the year with dozens of street renamings.
Monday, December 27, 2021
Despite hopes, New York City could still be weeks away from seeing the peak of the omicron surge.
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
The new maps could make big changes at all levels of government in the Garden State.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The new governor is facing a surge of COVID-19 cases in parts of the state.
Saturday, November 20, 2021
New York Magazine contributing editor Will Leitch says the Big Apple's big stage isn't necessarily a selling point for athletes or the front office.
Friday, October 29, 2021
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian subverts and recontextualizes the narrative about New York's Native American community.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
The museum's director wants the institution to engage more with conversations of race and justice.
Friday, October 22, 2021
NYC Officials say the city’s drinking water is still safe, but it may taste weird while repairs to the Catskill Aqueduct are ongoing.
Friday, October 15, 2021
A Bloomberg investigation finds middle and working-class New Yorkers, including renters, are disadvantaged by the city's property tax system.
Thursday, October 07, 2021
The next mayor and city council will need to submit a comprehensive, citywide resiliency plan next year.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
People incarcerated on Rikers Island say de Blasio was shown a sanitized view of the troubled jail during his visit this week.
Friday, September 24, 2021
A new AP investigation inside the federal jail in lower Manhattan found conditions where it was impossible to safely house inmates.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Stagnant water left by the storm could be perfect breeding grounds for the bloodsuckers.
Friday, September 03, 2021
After eight years relocating lost bees, Officer Darren Mays has retired.
Monday, August 30, 2021
New York lawmakers are expected to hold a special session to craft a replacement, but that leaves renters in a precarious position.