Danny Lewis

Danny Lewis is an assistant 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:

The Miracle on the Hudson, Ten Years Later

Monday, January 14, 2019

Air traffic controllers couldn't believe the captain wanted to land in the river.

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A New Comic Book Tells the “Epic Tale” of the Legendary Apollo Theater

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

From its start as a 1930s jazz club to its revival in the 1980s.


The New York Daily News Is Eliminating Its Sports Editor. What Does That Mean For the Tabloid Wars?

Friday, January 04, 2019

The position will be replaced by a "director of digital audience development for sports."

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Dungeons and Dragons Rolls Into The Classroom

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Some teachers are adding the classic role-playing game to shake things up in the classroom.

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The Internet Is Bots All The Way Down

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Bots make up more than 40 percent of Internet traffic, and fake content is everywhere. 


A Year in Review for New Jersey's Attorney General

Monday, December 24, 2018

In his first year as the state's top cop, Gurbir Grewal has tackled polluters, butted heads with the feds over policing immigrant communities and made moves to clean up local politics.


This Program Was Meant to Help the Mentally Ill. Instead, It's Hurt a Lot of Them.

Friday, December 07, 2018

An investigation by ProPublica and Frontline found many participants were not prepared for independent living.


The XFL, A One-Season Failure, Is Being Rebooted By Vince McMahon

Friday, December 07, 2018

It's being pitched as a shorter, faster, less political football league.


De Blasio Takes (Some) Responsibility for Commissioner Confusion

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

The mayor says the leadership change at the city Office of Emergency Management "could have been handled better all around."

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New York City's Highest-Earning Official? He's a Debt Collector.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The arcane laws governing New York City marshals lets them use their office to collect debts around the country.


New Jersey Inches Forward on Legalizing Marijuana

Monday, November 26, 2018

A state legislative committee has voted to send a bill legalizing recreational marijuana to a floor vote.


Tune in to 'Helga' This Week on WNYC

Monday, November 26, 2018

Host Helga Davis stops by to talk about her chats with cultural luminaries and her "unconventional life in performance."


After Months of Conflict, Mayor de Blasio Fires Embattled Watchdog

Friday, November 16, 2018

A recent report found that Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters abused his authority and wrongly fired staff who pushed back.


Yeah, the Mandarin Is Great, But Have You Seen a Wood Duck?

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Central Park's latest star isn't the only duck to watch out for.

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DOC NYC Returns with a Fresh Slate of Films

Thursday, November 08, 2018

The annual documentary festival features films on acting in the #MeToo era, New York City's most fascinating characters and a long-forgotten Aretha Franklin concert.


How the #MeToo Movement Is Playing Out in Court

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

There are signs the justice system is slowly shifting to give more credence to alleged victims of sexual misconduct.


Getting Beyond 'Respect Girls'

Monday, October 15, 2018

A year into the #MeToo Movement, New York Times journalist and author Peggy Orenstein talks about the conversations parents should have with their children.


WNBA Loses Its Leadership at a Critical Moment

Friday, October 12, 2018

Fans say women's professional basketball has never been better. But can its leaders figure out how to fill seats?


For the First Time in 14 Years, the Yankees and Red Sox Have a Postseason Face-Off

Friday, October 05, 2018

As New Yorkers prepared to cheer on the Bronx Bombers, team rivalries threatened to tear the WNYC Newsroom apart.


Train Derailment Snarls Evening Commute at New York Penn Station

Thursday, October 04, 2018

No one was injured in the two-car derailment of a Montclair State University-bound New Jersey Transit train just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday night.

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