Danny Lewis

Danny Lewis is an associate producer for WNYC's All Things Considered. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Danny graduated from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism before starting in radio as an intern for the WNYC Newsroom 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 illustratorHis Twitter feed is primarily pictures of his cats.


Danny Lewis appears in the following:

Former New York Congressman Gets Two Years In Prison For Insider Trading

Friday, January 17, 2020

Ex-Republican Representative Chris Collins was the first in the House to endorse Donald Trump's 2016 presidential bid.


Why Martin Luther King, Jr. Was A "Master Television Producer"

Friday, January 17, 2020

One of King's great skills was in creating dramatic moments to further the civil rights movement on television screens.


The Atlantic City Boxing Match That Could Change The Sport For Women

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

If Claressa Shields beats former welterweight world champion Ivana Habazin, it could help push women's boxing into the mainstream.

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Former NYC Schools Official Charged With Trying To Lure Minor For Sex

Friday, January 03, 2020

Federal prosecutors say he held sexually explicit conversations with an undercover detective posing as a 14 year-old boy.


Checking The Score On Governor Cuomo's 2019 State of the State Goals

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

As New York's governor previews his 2020 political plans, we look back at how his 2019 plans fared.


A Surveillance Bill Sparks Tension Between NYPD Top Brass and City Council Members

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology Act would force police to provide more details on controversial tools.


The "Stunning" Reinvention of Tekashi 6ix9ine

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The rapper who joined a gang for the street cred turned federal witness is set to be sentenced.

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New Legislation Would Require Some Real Estate Developers TO Set Aside Apartments For Homeless

Friday, December 13, 2019

New York City's plan to address its ongoing homelessness crisis is getting a major boost.


Michael Bloomberg Is Using An Unorthodox Campaign Strategy For His 2020 Bid

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In just two weeks on the campaign trail, New York City's former mayor has already outspent his Democratic rivals in ad buys.


The New Impeachment Phase Marks Another Chapter In Long-Running Trump-Nadler Feud

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Decades before he became president, Donald Trump and Congressman Jerrold Nadler faced off over an Upper West Side development.


Young Dancers Prepare To Perform In The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Students at the National Dance Institute in Harlem will perform alongside Sesame Street characters like Mr. Snuffalupagus.


New York City Created A Task Force To Study How It Uses Algorithms. Will It Make A Difference?

Monday, November 25, 2019

A critic says the de Blasio administration has failed to scrutinize its reliance on automated systems.


"Sesame Street" Has Roots In New York City's Black Community

Monday, November 11, 2019

The heart of "Sesame Street" when it first launched was in Harlem, around 110th Street.


Beatboxers Battle In Brooklyn To Be The Best

Saturday, November 09, 2019

The 10th annual American Beatbox Championships get underway this weekend.

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The Docket: When A President Gets Subpoenaed

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Thomas Jefferson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton helped define the limits of the president's power to stay out of court.

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Melinda Katz Is The New Queens District Attorney. And She's Inheriting Some Major Problems.

Thursday, November 07, 2019

The Queens District Attorney's Office has come under fire from criminal justice reform advocates, and is currently facing several lawsuits alleging misconduct by its prosecutors.


Correction Officers' Union Donations To Bronx DA Raise Questions Of Independence

Monday, November 04, 2019

The Bronx DA's Office investigates and prosecutes jail guards accused of wrongdoing, but their union is one of Darcel Clark's top donors in her unopposed reelection bid.

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The Docket: Quid Pro Quo In Practice

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

President Trump isn't the first—and probably won't be the last—public official to bump up against shifting definitions of the legal term.


New York Takes Another Step Toward Building the Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the Country

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Phase One of the plan calls for building dozens of 800-foot-tall windmills far out in federal waters.

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A Reconfigured MoMA Showcases Hidden Gems From Its Collection

Friday, October 18, 2019

The iconic museum is expanding its definition of modern art beyond the Western canon.