Jenny Lawton

Senior Editor, WNYC Studios

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:

#52: You've Been Meaning To Tell Us

Monday, October 15, 2018

You've all had a lot you've been meaning to say. Plus, a favorite story from the Nancy archives.

#51: Where We Were Then, Where We Are Now

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.

#50: Closest I Get

Monday, October 01, 2018

Kathy always thought her favorite singer-songwriter was working through something in her songs. It turns out she was.

#49: Perfect Son

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.

Nancy is back for Season 4!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Every Monday, stories and conversations about the LGBTQ community. New episodes start September 24.

#48: Five Simple Steps

Friday, June 29, 2018

Traveling to Taiwan with her mom, Kathy imagines the life she might have lived had her family stayed.

#47: Cumming to America

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.

#46: Take the Long Way Home

Sunday, June 17, 2018

All things just keep getting better.

#45: Peppermint 2020

Sunday, June 10, 2018

When it comes to RuPaul's Drag Race, Nancy is a house divided.

#44: Cameron Esposito is Reclaiming Rape Jokes

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Most jokes about rape are terrible. That doesn't have to be the case.

#43: Poor Unfortunate Souls

Sunday, June 03, 2018

Everybody loves a hero. But villains can be much more interesting.

#38 Phoebe and Bill Hader Go Live

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Our token white guy tells Phoebe about getting schooled by women in the writer’s room, coping with years of anxiety at SNL, and raising badass daughters. Plus, Joanna has a crush.

#42: We Can Be Friends

Sunday, May 27, 2018

You put yourselves out there! Here's how it went.

#37 Phoebe and Joanna Flip the Script

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Joanna turns the tables… with the questions she’s always wanted to ask Phoebe — from her very first joke to how she finds the funny in this trash time. Plus, how much Bono is *too* much?

#41: You're Not a 'Bad Gay'

Sunday, May 20, 2018

John Paul Brammer has all the answers.

#40: dilDOs and dilDON'Ts

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Sex toys can be a vital part of figuring yourself out.

#39: The Rowan County Clerk

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Kim Davis denied David Ermold a marriage license three times. Now he's running to replace her.

#38: Michelle Buteau Is Straight But We Love Her Anyway

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Introducing "Late Night Whenever," with queer guests Matteo Lane and Nico Tortorella.

#37: Shamir Bailey Hates Your Favorite Shamir Song

Sunday, April 29, 2018

He wrote "On the Regular" to be hated.

Gaggle Update: We're Here to Make Friends

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Our month-long "How to Get a Gaggle" project is just getting started!