Jenny Lawton is the Senior Editor of WNYC Studios.
Jenny works on Nancy, Radiolab's More Perfect, and other projects. She was previously the Executive Producer of Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. Before joining WNYC, Jenny covered politics, technology, and the arts at WBEZ/Chicago Public Radio.
Jenny Lawton appears in the following:
Monday, December 10, 2018
Bowen Yang drops by the studio to talk to Tobin and Kathy about Sandra Oh, Saturday Night Live, and bad representation.
Monday, December 03, 2018
When he was a young teenager, Luke realized he had to speak up—about who he was and what had happened to him. (Warning: this episode discusses childhood sexual assault.)
Monday, November 26, 2018
We understand biological sex very simply: if you’re born with XX chromosomes, you’re female; if you’re born with XY chromosomes, you’re male. But it's more complicated than we think.
Monday, November 19, 2018
We asked you to share with us the things you've been meaning to tell someone. This is what happened next.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Alexandra Billings, who plays Davina on "Transparent," says she believes Jeffrey Tambor's accusers — and feels complicit for not speaking up earlier.
Monday, November 12, 2018
"Transparent" creator Jill Soloway on the allegations against Jeffrey Tambor and what's next for the groundbreaking Amazon series.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Midterm elections are coming up, and March For Our Lives activists Emma Gonzalez and Bria Smith traveled the country registering voters.
Monday, October 29, 2018
To win in Massachusetts, trans activists have adopted a counterintuitive strategy: leaning into the worst things their opponents say about them.
Friday, October 26, 2018
It's been a tough week of news, and we asked our trans and gender non-conforming listeners: What do you want cisgender people to know?
Monday, October 22, 2018
The first woman ever elected to Congress was queer. So why isn't that ever really mentioned anywhere?
Monday, October 15, 2018
You've all had a lot you've been meaning to say. Plus, a favorite story from the Nancy archives.
Monday, October 08, 2018
The 20 years since Matthew Shepard's death have been transformative for his mother, Judy. Plus: we talk to Samira Wiley, who appeared in an anniversary production of The Laramie Project.
Monday, October 01, 2018
Kathy always thought her favorite singer-songwriter was working through something in her songs. It turns out she was.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Jason Kim didn’t talk to his dad very much. But all that changed three years ago, when he got a call that upended their entire relationship.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Every Monday, stories and conversations about the LGBTQ community. New episodes start September 24.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Traveling to Taiwan with her mom, Kathy imagines the life she might have lived had her family stayed.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Alan Cumming became a U.S. citizen in 2008. His new show, "Legal Immigrant," tells a story of love for his adopted homeland.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
All things just keep getting better.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
When it comes to RuPaul's Drag Race, Nancy is a house divided.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Most jokes about rape are terrible. That doesn't have to be the case.