Jessica Gould

Reporter, WNYC News

Jessica Gould appears in the following:

Touring East Harlem's Graffiti Hall of Fame

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

At the Jackie Robinson Educational Complex, the once ubiquitous art form is celebrated and preserved.

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On A Mission To Boost East Harlem Businesses

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Michelle Cruz was devastated when she had to close her beloved coffee shop, East Harlem Cafe. Now, she’s helping other neighborhood businesses survive.

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Lots of Potential: Call for More Housing for Homeless on East Harlem’s Vacant Properties

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Some advocates for the homeless say there’s a solution to the city’s housing crisis hiding in plain sight: vacant buildings and lots.

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Keeping East Harlem Affordable

Monday, June 25, 2018

El Barrio is known for its strong Puerto Rican community, but many of the people who shaped the neighborhood are worried about their future there.

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Children Separated From Their Parents at the Border Show Signs of Trauma

Thursday, June 21, 2018

At least a dozen children taken from their parents at the border have come to the city's public hospitals for treatment.

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Hundreds of Separated Immigrant Children Passed Through New York City

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Children as young as nine months old have come through the Cayuga Home for Children in East Harlem, according to the mayor.

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Yes, There's a Construction Boom. But It May Not Meet Demand

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The number of apartments in New York City is growing. But the number of adults is growing faster.

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A Report on Harassment at New York Public Radio

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

An investigation found harassing behavior but no evidence of systemic discrimination.

Investigation Finds Harassment Happened at NYPR, But Was Not Systemic

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The report from a law firm hired by the station's Board of Trustees calls for changes to policy, but not leadership.

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Outrage in Crown Heights After Police Kill Mentally Ill Man

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Saheed Vassell, 34, was shot multiple times by police Wednesday. Officers thought he was holding a gun but it turned out to be a small metal pipe.

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Police Release Video of Crown Heights Man Leading up to NYPD Shooting Death

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Saheed Vassell, 34, was shot nine times on Wednesday afternoon after police responded to reports of a man wielding a gun.

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Police Shoot and Kill Black Man Holding Metal Object in Crown Heights, NYPD Says

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Police say 911 callers thought the man was brandishing a gun. He wasn't.

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New York State Senate Democrats Reunite After Seven Years of Division

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Governor Cuomo says his party must come together to fight the Trump Administration. 

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Cuomo Declares State of Emergency for New York City's Public Housing

Monday, April 02, 2018

The move installs an independent monitor to oversee funds for public housing repairs.

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Bronx Neighborhood Rezoning Moves Forward

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

The plan would allow more commercial and residential development along Jerome Avenue in the Bronx.

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New York Public Radio Reshuffles Executive Leadership Amid Harassment Allegations

Friday, January 26, 2018

After allegations of harassment at the station and the firing of two longtime hosts, the station is reorganizing.

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Christie, Property Taxes and a Tale of Two Mendhams

Friday, January 19, 2018

Christie’s hometown has super high property taxes. Maybe it’s because residents have to pay for two of everything.

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New Local Laws Give Low-Wage Workers a Boost

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Paid Family Leave goes into effect in New York, and workers in New York and New Jersey will see the minimum wage increase. 

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Bronx Apartment Fire Began On First Floor And Spread Quickly

Friday, December 29, 2017

More than 150 firefighters worked to put out the blaze in the Bronx Borough of New York City. It took hours to contain because of windy conditions. At least 12 people were killed.

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Reporters Talk About the Firing of NYPR Hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz

Friday, December 22, 2017

Longtime NYPR hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz have been fired for violating “standards for providing an inclusive, appropriate and respectful work environment.”

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