Jessica Miller is an associate producer for The Stakes. She also produces live broadcast specials and assists with culture coverage in the WNYC newsroom. She produced Wednesday nights on Indivisible with Charlie Sykes, two seasons of The United States of Anxiety, and was part of the duPont-Columbia Award winning team behind Caught. She was a director and producer on The Leonard Lopate Show, and has contributed to several other WNYC shows, including The Brian Lehrer Show, The Takeaway, and Death, Sex, and Money. She also helped produce the second installment of Werk It, WNYC’s podcasting festival for women, and wrote games and song parodies for NPR’s Ask Me Another. A graduate of Barnard College and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, her independently reported pieces have appeared on The Atlantic, 99 Percent Invisible, and All Things Considered.
Jessica Miller appears in the following:
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Some believe that the religious right’s roots begin with Roe v. Wade. But there was an earlier court decision about the rights of segregated schools that first mobilized them.
Monday, March 29, 2021
Andrew Cuomo’s just the latest. Why is masculinity so often conflated with domination? And how do we separate the two? Kai turns to a historian and to a novelist for answers.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
We talk to voters about their fear of making the wrong decision, and remember an election so consequential it split a major party - and the country - in two.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
We fact check a family legend about "40 acres and a mule," and find a story about the promise and peril of the American Dream at the end of Reconstruction.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
An ambitious young immigrant is scammed into a buying a used car he can’t afford. But selling people unaffordable loans is big business and more consumers than ever can’t pay them back.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
A group of women in upstate New York forced a new idea into the mainstream at the end of the 1970s. Their story offers a playbook for social change--and its limitations.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
This summer, the Royal Danish Ballet lands in New York, Mark Morris brings a world premiere and the Film at Lincoln Center presents its annual festival of dance on camera.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
A broken democracy. A Supreme Court showdown. And a group of Alabama women who continue to provide care despite it all.
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Mark Morris and Twyla Tharp present their unique takes on bands of the 1960s, while American Ballet Theater brings a world premiere by Alexei Ratmansky.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Black women and their babies are dying at shockingly high rates during and after child birth. One big reason is the implicit bias of doctors. So what do we do about it?
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Former Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. told us that Dr. King’s long arc of the moral universe only bends towards justice when people put their hands on it and pull it.
Monday, April 15, 2019
This week marks what would have been the groundbreaking choreographer's 100th birthday, prompting a global celebration of his life and work.
Thursday, April 04, 2019
The new multidisciplinary arts space hopes to draw people into the new neighborhood with its opening lineup of music, art, dance and performance.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Tomorrow, a new neighborhood is born in Midtown West.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Over the next several weeks, acclaimed flamenco dancers and their companies will be performing distinctly unique styles of the traditional dance all over New York City.
Monday, January 28, 2019
This winter, New York City Ballet presents rarely-seen works and premiers a new collaboration. At BAM, Brazilian dance takes center stage.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
As we head towards 2020, what can Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's rise within the Democratic Party tell us about the relationship between gender and power in American politics?
Friday, November 09, 2018
Before “Yes we can!”, there was “¡Sí se puede!”
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Jessica Miller : Associate Producer, WNYC News
Non-surgical, medication-induced abortions have already changed the landscape of reproductive health. A clinical trial is bringing them to women who will never set foot inside a clinic.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Shrill, strident, bossy. These are the misogynistic slurs women often face when they run for elected office. So what should power sound like?