Jenny Lawton

Senior Editor, WNYC Studios

Jenny Lawton is the Senior Editor of WNYC Studios.

Jenny has worked on ScatteredNancy, The Anthropocene Reviewed, A Piece of WorkRadiolab 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:

5. The Ashes

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Chris confronts the box in his closet.

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4. The Chunited States

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Andres catches a break. Mr. Bible-Jesus is born. And an American dog drinks café con leche.

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3. The Cuckoo's Nest

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Was it torture, or treatment? 

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Introducing Scattered with Chris Garcia

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Comedian Chris Garcia sets out to uncover the truth about his dad, a man who survived Castro’s labor camps only to lose his way in search of the American dream. 

2. The Camp

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

When Andres asked the Cuban government for permission to leave the country in 1969, he got a letter with a set of instructions.

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1. Soy Andres, a Tus Pies

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Andres carried his wife’s purse when they went out, taught Chris to throw a knuckle ball, and loved a good joke. But there was also a dark past that Chris was too scared to ask about. 

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Introducing Scattered

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Comedian Chris Garcia sets out to uncover the truth about his dad, a man who survived Castro’s labor camps only to lose his way in search of the American dream. 

David and Dominique

Monday, March 25, 2019

David and Dominique have something in common. [Note: this is a rerun of a previous episode].

Queer Money Matters

Sunday, February 24, 2019

The economy is built for cis-het people. How do queer folks navigate it?

The Word 'Queer'

Monday, February 18, 2019

A homophobic slur; a term encompassing every sexual orientation and gender identity: the word 'queer' has a multifarious past and complicated present. This is just a fraction of it.

The Case of the Cutoffs

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.

The League of Extraordinary Trolls

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.

Nancy Takes the Stage

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.

Love Song

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.

Mr. LA Leather

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.

A Gaggle Resolution

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? [Note: this is a rerun of a previous episode].

God + The Gays

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.

You Couldn't Say It Was Wrong

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.

Bowen Yang Was Fooled by Grey's Anatomy

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.

Coming Out, Coming Forward

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].