Jessica Gould

Reporter, WNYC News

Jessica Gould appears in the following:

Democratic Candidates for Public Advocate Face Off in First Debate

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The five Democratic candidates running to become the next public advocate — known as the city's watchdog — faced off in a debate at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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Grossology, Tolerant Taxis + Smart Bikes

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Experiments in the life sciences, taxi technology and bike sharing are helping regular people do DIY scientific research and transform the way they get around. 


Genspace Brings DIY Biolab to Brooklyn

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

At the Genspace community biolab in Downtown Brooklyn, citizen scientists are coming together to explore the basics of biology — and maybe discover something that will transform our lives.

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NJ Senate Primary Turnout Wasn't the Lowest. But Almost.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013


Thanks to the celebrity of Democratic front-runner Cory Booker, the race to fill the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg  has garnered national media attention. But national headlines did little to motivate voter turnout. See live results here.

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Two Congressmen Struggle To Stand Out Against Celebrity Mayor

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Congressman Rush Holt is a rocket scientist and five-time Jeopardy champ. Congressman Frank Pallone helped write the Affordable Care Act and has the support of late Senator Frank Lautenberg’s son Josh and his family.

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Sheila Oliver's Long Shot for US Senate

Friday, August 09, 2013

Sheila Oliver made a name for herself as the first African American woman to lead a legislative house in New Jersey. Now she hopes to be the state’s first female U.S. Senator.

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GOP Candidates Face Off in New Jersey's Senate Primary

Thursday, August 08, 2013


In Tuesday’s primary for the special election to fill the late Senator Frank Lautenberg’s seat, Republican and independent voters in New Jersey can choose between two -- very similar -- candidates.

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New Jersey's New Political Party: Christiecrats

Thursday, August 01, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has spent the week sparring with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and scooping up Democratic endorsements from a growing group of so-called Christiecrats. Is it 2016 already? Not quite. But Christie's gubernatorial re-election campaign is starting to look a little, well, presidential.

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Bloomberg Says More Out-of-State Guns Are Killing New Yorkers

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says 90 percent of traceable guns used in city crimes in 2011 came from elsewhere, putting New Yorkers at the mercy of other states' gun laws.

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In New Campaign Video, Weiner Vows to Stay in the Race

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner has released a new campaign video saying he won't quit the race.


After Fatal Hudson Crash, Boaters Talk Safety And Sobriety

Monday, July 29, 2013

After a fatal boating accident killed a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man, officials are reminding recreational boaters they must obey the same laws as motorists when it comes to driving under the influence.


Outside The Carlos Danger Zone: 7 Things You May Have Missed This Week

Friday, July 26, 2013

WNYC took a look at seven stories you may have missed this week during Weiner Watch 2013 (part II). 


Debris-Filled "Hills" to Rise on Governors Island

Thursday, July 25, 2013

City officials broke ground Thursday for a new park at the southern end of Governors Island that will use debris, dirt and remnants of an imploded building to create sloping landscapes and winding pathways.

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Weiner Slips in Poll as Unfavorability Peaks

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The survey also found Weiner’s unfavorability is at its highest levels of the campaign season, and that’s helping Council Speaker Christine Quinn. She is now the frontrunner among Dem...

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City Council Limits Lease on Madison Square Garden, Makes Way for a New Penn Station

Wednesday, July 24, 2013


The New York City Council took the first step in a long process to remake Penn Station, Wednesday. It voted overwhelmingly to limit the lease on Madison Square Garden, which sits atop nation's busiest transit hub. 

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De Blasio Promises Further Court Action on LICH

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Wrangling over the future of financially-strapped Long Island College Hospital – or LICH – in Brooklyn continues.


Anglophiles, Ex-Pats in NYC Abuzz About Royal Birth

Monday, July 22, 2013

It's a boy!

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In Public Housing, Some Seniors Worry About Health in the Heat

Friday, July 19, 2013

The New York City Housing Authority is doing outreach to the elderly during the heat wave — but some seniors who live in public housing say the city could be doing much more.


Without Power, Residents Seek Respite from the Heat

Thursday, July 18, 2013

As the intense heat leads to power outages in some parts of the city, residents are exploring strategies to stay cool.


In Shadow of Citi Field, a Still Uncertain Future for Willets Point Businesses

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Folks at Citi Field will roll out the red carpet for tonight’s baseball All Star Game. But some nearby business owners in Willets Point say they feel like a doormat.