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, 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.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
About half as many New Yorkers feel hopeful about the pandemic's trajectory now than before the vaccines were widely available.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
NYC Councilmember Mark Levine sees an opportunity to hit the reset button on New York's COVID response.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Only one copy of "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" exists in the world.
Monday, July 26, 2021
Buildings along the New York and New Jersey coastline face similar challenges with erosion as communities along the Florida coast.
Friday, July 23, 2021
The sudden loss has stunned members of Brooklyn’s tight-knit Hasidic community.
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Jovenel Moïse was assassinated amid mass protests calling for his resignation.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
Catching up on some stories from a busy week.
Monday, June 28, 2021
The groups are demanding Gov. Phil Murphy provide additional funds for undocumented workers hurt by the pandemic.
Monday, June 21, 2021
New York City's Public Design Commission unanimously approved a plan to take down and relocate the controversial statue.
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.