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 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:
Friday, June 18, 2021
The founder of Juneteenth NYC discusses her mixed feelings about it becoming a federal holiday, and the need for more celebrations of Black culture.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
A new book by the former president and executive director of the Queens Museum examines the history of cultural institutions and how they chould change for the better.
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
A recent report in Politico raised questions about where Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams lived, and whether he was using public space for private use.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
The newly-renovated Hall of Gems and Minerals trades in its ramp-strewn indoor playground for huge specimens and a focus on connection.
Friday, May 21, 2021
No zip code on Staten Island is reporting more than 50% of residents with their first shot.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
A new study analyzed tiny genetic differences in coronavirus samples to trace lineages of the germ that had infected patients around the city.
Friday, May 14, 2021
Precise messaging can decide whether the holdouts ultimately seek a COVID-19 shot. Dropping mask restrictions might accomplish the opposite.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The New York City Council passed legislation aimed at limiting the use of plastic straws in the five boroughs.
Monday, May 10, 2021
While the majority of children appear to not get extremely sick because of the coronavirus, the vaccine will prevent them from spreading it to others.
Thursday, May 06, 2021
Some Indian New Yorkers are urging people to donate to local volunteers and mutual aid funds.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
City officials say they're determining how best to expand composting in the future.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
The Washington Post's Peter Marks explains who Scott Rudin is, and what might happen next.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
New York, Connecticut, and northern New Jersey may be left out of this year's noisy mating ritual.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The Erie County executive wants the Buffalo Bills' stadium filled with fans next fall...all of them vaccinated. But WNYC's Danny Lewis says that'll be complicated.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
The pear-shaped, pinstriped mascot ran afoul of team owner George Steinbrenner even before he made his debut.
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Hundreds of police departments across the state have to submit reform plans or face losing state funding.
Friday, March 19, 2021
With several months still to go before the primary, Democratic mayoral candidates have amassed serious campaign war chests.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
The database allows the public a glimpse into civilians' complaints against individual police officers.
Monday, March 01, 2021
"Even with a forbearance, it may be difficult for them to meet their other financial obligations."
Friday, February 26, 2021
The Apollo Theater is celebrating the film with online performances and conversations.