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:

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.

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Rolling Loud Comes to New York, but Where are the Women of Hip-Hop?

Friday, October 11, 2019

The hip-hop festival Rolling Loud makes its New York debut this coming weekend, but the women of hip-hop are poorly represented on the lineup.

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Ms. Marvel: The Jersey City Superhero Who Made Good

Monday, October 07, 2019

Fans celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Marvel Comics character at New York City Comic Con.

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Photo Show Celebrates Graffiti-Tagged Train Cars of 1970s New York City

Friday, September 27, 2019

"Henry Chalfant: Art vs. Transit, 1977-1987" is on display at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

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No Hosts, Few Networks: What to Watch for During the 71st Emmy Awards

Friday, September 20, 2019

WNYC's Alison Stewart breaks down the favorites and the underdogs in this weekend's television awards.

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As Earth Gets Hotter, New York and New Jersey Get Rainier

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

One symptom of climate change: more rainy days.

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Former Stuyvesant High School Students Recall Their Experiences During 9/11

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A new documentary tells the stories of the teenagers who were just blocks away from the site of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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New York City's Plan to Shutter Rikers Island Takes Another Step Forward

Friday, September 06, 2019

But some are opposed to building new jails to replace the infamous facility.

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New Jersey and New York Butt Heads Over a Pedestrian Bridge to Ellis Island

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The national landmark would only be a quarter-mile walk from Jersey City.

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Hong Kong Students are Heading Back to School, But Protesters Still Aren't Backing Down

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Authorities in mainland China had hoped the demonstrations would die down by the fall.

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U.S. Soccer Fans Rebel Against the Banning of Political Speech in the Stands

Thursday, August 29, 2019

For 33 minutes, many fans of the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders stayed silent. Then, the anti-fascist banners came out.

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Leakers are Making Bank by Uploading Bootlegs and Fake Songs to Music Streaming Services

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Streaming services are struggling with the fact that unscrupulous posters are gaming their platforms to make tens of thousands of dollars off of stolen music.

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Sports from Grade School to College: The Rise of "Pay to Play"

Thursday, August 22, 2019

As sports get more expensive, lower and middle-income children are dropping off while their wealthier peers get into the game.

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How the Trump Administration is Affecting Women's Health Care Beyond Abortion

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The lightning rod of Planned Parenthood and access to abortion could be overshadowing more widespread cuts to programs servicing women's health.

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Weight Watchers Raises Eyebrows With a New App For Kids

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

"Kurbo" says it is meant to help kids learn healthy eating habits, but critics are concerned it will do the opposite.

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The Tense Relationship Between Trump And Labor Unions

Monday, August 19, 2019

Labor leaders are split on how to handle a president who says he supports them but passes policies that don't.

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Wave of Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits Expected As New York's Child Victims Act Takes Effect

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

For the next year, anyone who was sexually abused as a child in New York can sue people and institutions, no matter how long it has been.

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Why Ambulance Bills are So High, and So Unexpected

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

There’s been a lot of talk in Washington about the high cost of medical care, but one of the biggest sources of surprisingly high bills is from ambulances.

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Former Police Captain Shares His Experiences of Ferguson

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Captain Ron Johnson, a veteran of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, led police operations in Ferguson for the weeks and months of protests following Michael Brown's death. 

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Ferguson's New Generation of Activists

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Michael Brown's death, and the protests that followed, inspired a new generation of activists in and around Ferguson. 

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