Jenny Lawton is the Senior Editor of WNYC Studios.
Jenny works on Nancy, The Anthropocene Reviewed, A Piece of Work, Radiolab Presents: 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, February 11, 2019
Eight years ago, Ben found a pair of cutoff jean shorts mounted in a shadowbox. Now, he's on a search for the truth.
Monday, January 28, 2019
An elite unit of trolls is engaged in an existential battle against hate speech on the internet. This is their story.
Monday, January 21, 2019
Tobin and Kathy have sweated through a few live shows, and now it's time to share a few of them with the world.
Monday, January 14, 2019
Myosha Smith stopped speaking to her brother Joseph Wilson after he handled her coming out poorly. Realizing his mistake, Joe decided to try to win his sister back with a song.
Monday, January 07, 2019
Every year, contestants spend months working on their charisma, memorizing speeches, and getting their show-stopping outfits ready to win the sash. This is Mr. Los Angeles Leather.
Monday, December 31, 2018
Nancy staged a friend-tervention for our pal Joe Rodriguez. Will finding your gaggle be your resolution for the new year?
Monday, December 24, 2018
Growing up, Phoebe was a Jesus kid. Now, Phoebe goes on a mission to find out whether people with fundamentally different beliefs can have meaningful relationships.
Monday, December 17, 2018
A nun leaves her small town home in Illinois and comes to the West Village of ‘80s New York...so she can learn how to care for patients dying of HIV/AIDS.
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.