Jenna Flanagan

Jenna Flanagan has been an Associate Producer and contributing reporter for WNYC's All Things Considered, local news since 2006. Prior to that, she worked for 3 years as a general assignment reporter for the WBGO news department and won a Garden State Association of Black Journalists award.

Her interest in journalism began in middle school when she attended a journalism camp at SUNY New Paltz at age 12. She wrote for her high school newspaper, and then, at Seton Hall, was on the staff of the college newspaper, The Setonian. After graduating from college with a B.A. in Communications in 1999, she began freelancing as a News Production Assistant and Engineer for 1010 WINS in New York City.

Jenna knew she wanted to be a full time journalist after the September 11th attacks.

Jenna Flanagan appears in the following:

The State of the State of the State Addresses

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Governor Cuomo's State of the State speeches continue in Westchester and on Long Island


Mixed Reviews for Wanding in Newark Schools

Tuesday, February 05, 2013


Metal detectors and security guards have been part of high school life in New Jersey’s largest city for more than 30 years. And students are pretty happy about it.


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An Original Copy of the Declaration Goes on Display

Sunday, July 01, 2012

In honor of Independence Day, the New York Historical Society will display the Declaration of Independence — or at least a copy of it.

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Euro Cup Madness Reaches Fever Pitch

Saturday, June 30, 2012

The final of the European Championship takes place on Sunday, and if sales of jerseys in New York City are any indication, Spain will overtake Italy for the win.

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Adidas Breaks Chain of Controversy by Kicking Shoe Design to the Curb

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A pair controversial pair of Adidas sneakers that critics have called racist has gotten the boot.


Knicks Kicks for the Well Heeled Set

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The players' feet will no longer be the hottest thing to see on the hardwood. An independent shoe company recently announced a partnership with the NBA to make and sell team-themed high heels.

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Helping Middle School Kids Get Internet Access

Sunday, June 17, 2012

More New York City families will have access to the internet thanks to a partnership with the city, a non-profit organization, Computers for Youth (CFY), and Time Warner Cable.


Yacht Hoax Cost Hundreds of Thousands More Than Initial Estimate

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The New Jersey coast guard said it spent $318,000 on the hoax yacht explosion – well over authorities’ initial $88,000 estimate.


Brooklyn DA Defends His Record

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes defended his record of prosecuting allegations of child sex abuse on Thursday. He has been criticized for his handling of such cases in the Orthodox Jewish community.


Former New York Knicks Player, A Parks Employee, Dead at 60

Thursday, May 03, 2012

A former New York Knicks Greg Jackson, who worked in the city's epartment employee, died in Brooklyn Tuesday. He was 60.

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Knicks Game 3 Lineup Shatters Like Glass

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

The Knicks won't say if power forward Amare Stoudemire will play in Wednesday night's playoff game at Madison Square Garden. Stoudemire put his fist through the glass casing of a fire extinguisher after the team's second loss to the Miami Heat on Monday.


Rangers, Devils Face Elimination in Game 7

Thursday, April 26, 2012

It's do or die for hockey teams on both sides of the Hudson Thursday night. The New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils each play in their own series-ending Game 7.


Rangers Down, But Not Out

Friday, April 20, 2012

The New York Rangers are heading into Game 5 of their first round playoff series with the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.


Drum Beats Bring Seniors Together

Friday, April 20, 2012

A Hudson Valley organization hopes to change the rhythm of life for senior citizens in nursing homes through the collective spirit of a drum circle.

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Cold Snap Could Damage Upstate Crops

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

It may be chilly here in the city, but it's downright freezing in New York's Hudson Valley farm country.


Volvo Gets Assist From Knicks Star

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

It is an unusual teaming: a Swedish car company, its Chinese owner and a Taiwanese-American basketball sensation. Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin signed a 2-year contract to hype Volvos around the world, especially in China, for his first major endorsement deal.


Fastrack Set for Manhattan's West Side

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Subway travel on the west side of Manhattan will be a little different this week. The MTA's Fastrack program is shutting down the A, C and E trains from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., beginning Monday, March 12, thru Friday, March 16.


Jeremy Lin Brushes Off Offensive Headline

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin is brushing off an ESPN headline that many people found offensive.

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The Super Bowl's Costly Tickets

Sunday, February 05, 2012

Watching your favorite football team play in the Super Bowl is a dream for many fans, and the prices and scarcity of tickets means it will will remain a dream for many.

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City Needs to Help Blind Navigate Intersections, Group Says

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Each intersection should be outfitted with audible signals to help the blind navigate pedestrian cross-walks, a City Council committee is proposing.

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