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:

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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Almost Half of the 2018 MacArthur Fellows Hail From the Tri-State Area

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Recipients get $625,000 over the next five years to focus on their work.


Investigating the Investigators of Long Island's MS-13 Victims

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

After 11 teenagers went missing in Suffolk County, lawmakers are pushing the police department to review its treatment of immigrant families who sought help finding their children.

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At Season's Close, Citi Field's New Announcer Reflects on Her First Year at the Mic

Monday, October 01, 2018

Marysol Castro is the first woman and Latina to be a stadium announcer in all of Major League Baseball.


New York Settles With Federal Officials Over Cuomo's Illegal Highway Tourism Signs

Friday, September 28, 2018

New York state was ordered to remove 514 highway signs because they violate federal highway regulations.

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Drafters of the 25th Amendment Say It's Not Meant to Be Dragged into Politics

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

A dive into the 25th Amendment with two of the people who helped draft and pass it.

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Reckoning With Colonialism, A Year After Maria Hit Puerto Rico

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Takeaway's Tanzina Vega checks in from Puerto Rico, where she says many locals are advocating for statehood or independence after years of feeling neglected by the U.S. government.


Brooklyn Diocese Settles Sex Abuse Claims for $27 Million

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The settlement is one of the largest for sexual abuse in the Catholic church


Behind the Scenes of the IDC's Demise

Friday, September 14, 2018

A peek inside the campaign to bring down the Independent Democratic Conference.

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NYPD Video Used to Develop Software to ID People by Skin Color

Thursday, September 13, 2018

A partnership between the NYPD and technology giant IBM is raising legal and ethical concerns.


How Many Vacant Storefronts Does New York City Actually Have?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Recent reports suggest 20 percent of retail spaces are empty

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How LLCs Put Big Money in New York Politics

Friday, September 07, 2018

For over two decades, state law has allowed wealthy groups to anonymously inject huge sums of money into elections. And some politicians benefit more than others.

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The Race for New York Attorney General Heats Up

Thursday, September 06, 2018

The four Democrats running for New York attorney general are debating Thursday night live on WNYC AM and FM. Here's what you need to know about the race.


New York, New Jersey Launch Investigations into Catholic Dioceses

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Both states are looking into cover ups and sexual abuse, just weeks after a bombshell Pennsylvania grand jury report.

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