Danny Lewis is a reporter/producer in the WNYC Newsroom, lead producer of "The Docket" with Jami Floyd, and a producer/occasional host for the local version 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:
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
While actual baseball has struggled with a weird year, a fantasy baseball simulator leaned into it.
Friday, October 16, 2020
Among the big topics: getting better Internet access and devices for remote learning, and ramping up the city's childcare and after-school program to help working parents.
Friday, October 09, 2020
Racoons hold court and leave local residents wanting more.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
The police killing of Breonna Taylor has shined a spotlight on law enforcement's use of no-knock warrants across the country.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Public school students are still unable to log-in to class.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) is urging the public to pressure Republicans to hold off on filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The two ceremonies are divided over the tradition of reading victims' names aloud, in person.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
For three years, Democratic politicians from New York and New Jersey have been complaining about one particular aspect of the 2017 tax bill.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
New York is one of the most aggressive states in the country at encouraging people without symptoms of the virus to get tested. Is that what's making the percentage of positives so low?
Friday, August 28, 2020
New Yorkers traveled to Washington, D.C. to mark the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March for Jobs and Freedom.
Friday, August 28, 2020
The magazine has always been based in New York City.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking to enforce a subpoena against Eric Trump and the Trump Organization.
Monday, August 24, 2020
Greg Russ describes his proposal to borrow from the bond market to pay for repairs to 175,000 apartments.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Three students starting college this fall discuss remote classes, quarantining in dorm rooms, and navigating social life over Zoom.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The NYPD is supposed to issue new rules soon for when it can take away press credentials from journalists, and the plan drew mixed reactions at a hearing.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
An analysis of discretionary funding found Council members who voted against the controversial budget received an average of seven times less funding.
Friday, August 07, 2020
"Cairns" is a new collaboration between Green-Wood Cemetery and HERE Arts Center.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Summonses are down overall in 2020, but police are handing them out at the same rates.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Jamaal Bowman has officially won the Democratic primary for New York's 16th Congressional District.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Recent shootings include the death of a 1-year-old boy in Bed-Stuy and a mass shooting in Crown Heights, both of which Cornegy represents.