Fred Mogul has been covering healthcare and medicine for WNYC since 2002.
His beat has him talking to patients, healthcare providers, researchers and officials in hospitals, clinics, health agencies and labs across the region. Through a fellowship with NPR and Kaiser Health News, his stories frequently run nation-wide. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Time magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer and many other outlets.
His first work in radio was at WFCR in western Massachusetts during college, and he then worked as a staff reporter and free-lance writer for newspapers, magazines, and wire services. He also produced historical, public affairs and health documentaries and shows for public and cable television, before circling back to public radio at WHYY and WRTI in Philadelphia. Raised in Westchester County, he has also lived in Israel, Hong Kong, Washington, D.C., Kansas and Nebraska. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, daughter, son and dog.
Read Fred's latest reporting on Gothamist.
Fred Mogul appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
New York is joining other states concerned about the company poised to take over and dismantle a nuclear power plant in Westchester County.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
A budget shortfall and a renewed push to legalize recreational marijuana set the parameters.
Thursday, January 09, 2020
Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers his priorities for 2020 in his annual State of the State address.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Services have begun for victims of the shootings at a Jersey City kosher grocery. They were members of a tightly knit Orthodox Jewish community that had recently put down roots in Jersey City.
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
A city council member from Staten Island wants to jump-start efforts from a generation ago to secede from New York City.
Thursday, December 05, 2019
New York has awarded two contracts for large offshore wind farms, with more anticipated. Researchers are surveying whales in the area to craft strategies to mitigate dangers to them and their habitat.
Monday, November 25, 2019
"Fusion voting" gives candidates the chance to run on multiple party lines. WNYC politics reporter Fred Mogul explains how this might change, and the effect it has on minor parties.
Friday, November 22, 2019
Researchers try to reduce risks to whales — right whales, fin whales, humpbacks, and other marine life — as a forest of wind turbines grows from the ocean floor.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Phase One of the plan calls for building dozens of 800-foot-tall windmills far out in federal waters.
Sunday, September 08, 2019
Chuck Schumer and Robert Menendez have been asking the FAA to ban open-door photo shoots on sight-seeing helicopter tours. Now they want operators to stop bringing dogs on board, too.
Monday, July 15, 2019
Election workers will be scrutinizing thousands of ballots in Queens. Watching very closely: volunteers representing the rival candidates for district attorney and election lawyers.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
It's down to the wire in the state house. WNYC state government and politics reporter Fred Mogul gives an update on what to expect from the legislator in the next couple of days.
Saturday, June 08, 2019
As New York's legislative session winds down, WNYC's Fred Mogul analyzes Governor Cuomo's late game tactics.
Monday, June 03, 2019
WNYC reporter, Fred Mogul brings updates on politics in Albany.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The State Senate appears ready to make New York the fourth state with no religious exemption for vaccines. But key members of the Assembly are 'vaccine hesitant.'
Sunday, May 19, 2019
A children's author has taken it on the chin online for her religious kids book extolling vaccines. But at an event in the middle of a measles-hit neighborhood, she draws supporters.
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
When it comes to limiting campaign contributions, is what's sauce for the goose also sauce for the gander? Cuomo and backers of small-donor public matching funds disagree.
Monday, April 01, 2019
After months of debate and in-fighting, Democrats passed the $175 billion dollar state budget on time. What's in it?
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Discussions on the latest developments on the budget talks, with WNYC's Albany expert Fred Mogul.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Details of a congestion-pricing plan for New York City are emerging, but no deal will be final until the entire budget is approved in Albany.