Janet Babin is a reporter at WNYC covering economic development.
Before joining WNYC, she was a reporter for American Public Media's
Marketplace. Janet has also worked as a producer and guest host on APM's The Story. She's reported on many stories for various NPR programs. Janet was a Gerald Loeb Awards finalist for her reporting on merchant power plants Her business reporting at WNYC earned Janet a Front Page award for specialized reporting from the Newswomen's Club of New York.
Janet Babin appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Interest came from China, South Africa and Europe, but the sealed bidding didn't reveal who the buyers were, or why they would want the five-bedroom, Jamaica Estates home.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
New York's governor is proposing a way to replace a lapsed program that offers tax breaks to developers in exchange for affordable housing.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The President-elect's son-in-law owns dozen of properties and has billions of dollars in mortgages and loans from various financial firms, some that have connections to Trump.
Monday, December 05, 2016
Ben Carson, Trump's pick to lead HUD, grew up in subsidized housing, but it's unclear if he'll be an advocate for public and affordable housing in the city.
Friday, November 18, 2016
The New York Attorney General settled with the President-elect in his fraud case against Trump University
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
GOP pollster John McLaughlin says his own polling data pointed to a Trump victory, but even he didn't anticipate how well Trump would do with women voters.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Join us via live stream for our Election Night party with WNYC, in partnership with Guardian US and Refinery29. Games, commentary and live updates.
Monday, November 07, 2016
A new dating app helps pair Canadians with Americans who may want to head north after Nov. 8.
Saturday, November 05, 2016
As Election Day approaches, we look back on 2016 with WNYC's election news team.
Friday, November 04, 2016
New Yorkers say they're anxious about the campagin. Some channel that energy into volunteering for their candidate.
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is cast as the boogie man in several tight suburban races.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Activists say it denigrates the memory of three slain civil rights activists.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
The candidate says he saved taxpayers millions when he stepped in to help city projects; records show he's making millions off them.
Monday, October 17, 2016
A Finnish entrepreneur fed up with Donald Trump's tweets denying climate change created a game where users can throw books and globes at him.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Most polls show Indians will not vote for Donald Trump, but one of his big money supporters is an immigrant from India and is trying to change that.
Monday, October 03, 2016
A New York Times report on Trump's 1995 tax return found he might not have paid taxes, yet he still passed muster with New Jersey regulators.
Friday, September 16, 2016
The new citizens came from 53 countries — and many said they decided to apply for citizenship in order to vote in the November Presidential election.
Friday, September 16, 2016
No Citibank. No JPMorgan Chase. Most of Trump's personal creditors are obscure private banks and hedge funds.
Friday, August 05, 2016
It's one of the first precincts to adopt a neighborhood policing strategy that incoming NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill championed. But it has its detractors.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
The NYPD's new commissioner, James O'Neill, will have to balance community policing strategy with the needs of communities of color.