Joseph Capriglione

Associate Producer/Editor, WNYC News

Joseph Capriglione works as an Associate Producer in the WNYC newsroom.

He works with the station’s roster of hosts, editors and reporters on stories that air on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. In 2015, he served as the producer for the team that won a Peabody Award for their coverage of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the Bridgegate scandal.

Prior to joining the newsroom full time, Joseph worked at WNYC as a freelance producer for The Brian Lehrer Show and The Takeaway. He got his start in public radio as a general assignment reporter at Newark’s WBGO. He’s also done freelance reporting and production work for NPR, Marketplace and the BBC World Service. 

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

White Like Me

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

One family’s generational journey into whiteness, and the shifting roles white identity politics have played in American elections.

Cuomo on Ammo Database: Show Me the Bill

Friday, August 09, 2019

The governor has touted New York's gun control laws as the "most aggressive" in the nation. He says an ammunition database has been delayed because implementation is "complicated." 

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A Momentary Thaw in Trenton Between Governor and Legislative Leaders

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Facing the threat of the first legislative override of a gubernatorial veto in 22 years, Gov. Phil Murphy agrees to sign a bill he originally opposed.

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Democratic Congressman Hopeful About New NAFTA, but Warns of Trump's Trade War

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Members of Congress are dealing with Trump's proposed replacement for NAFTA and the threat of Mexico tariffs. 


This Week in Politics: Psst! There’s a Primary Election in New Jersey on Tuesday.

Saturday, June 01, 2019

There's an explosive intra-party showdown unfolding in the Statehouse and a state budget deadline looming. But voters are barely aware of next week's Assembly primary.


New Jersey says Goodbye to Troubled Group Home Company

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Last year WNYC exposed numerous counts of abuse and neglect at Bellwether Behavioral Health's New Jersey group homes. The State now says the company has to leave.

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"The Lehman Trilogy" Review: An Epic Story About the Dreams — and Darkness — of America

Saturday, March 30, 2019

This magnificent British import has a mythic quality.

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Panel Probing Christie-Era Tax Credits in NJ Hears Firm Was "Untruthful"

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A corporate executive has told a state panel probing New Jersey's business tax incentives that a former employer was "untruthful" about a key criterion in its credit application


New Jersey's Push to Legalize Marijuana Hits a Roadblock

Monday, March 25, 2019

The future of legal recreational marijuana in New Jersey is in question, after a vote on the issue was postponed. 

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Mob Boss's Killing Reminds New Yorkers of the Mafia's Lingering Presence

Friday, March 15, 2019

A gangland murder straight out of the movies prompts a closer examination of the modern day Mafia in the New York region.


Murphy, NJ Lawmakers Reach Deal to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Now comes the hard part: converting some lawmakers' "nays" into "yeas" in order to assure passage before a vote takes place on the bill on March 25th.

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Murphy Administration Hiring Practices Again Under Fire After Patronage Accusations at NJ Agency

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Many longtime employees were let go from their jobs at the Schools Development Authority and replaced by friends and family of the agency's governor-appointed CEO.

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Millionaire's Tax, Legalized Marijuana and No NJ Transit Fare Hikes in Gov Murphy's 2020 Budget

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Murphy used his annual budget address to renew calls for higher taxes on people who make more than $1 million a year and showcase more than $1 billion in savings.

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Catholic Church in NJ Names More Than 180 Priests Credibly Accused of Child Sex Abuse

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The list comes amid the New Jersey Attorney General's statewide probe into clergy sex abuse in the state.

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Cuomo Takes Himself Out of Contention for Presidential Race

Thursday, August 30, 2018

If you're keeping track of Democrats positioning themselves for a run for President in 2020, you can delete New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo name from the list.


Why One Bike Commuter Doesn't Wear a Helmet

Thursday, August 23, 2018

She rides her bicycle every single day, multiple times a day. And she never wears a helmet. Hear from one bike commuter who says the emphasis on helmets is missing the point.

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The Personal Side of Philip Johnson at the Glass House

Friday, July 20, 2018

An exhibit this summer presents several works from the architect's personal collection that have never been shown to the public.


NYC Says It's Providing Services to Immigrant Kids Separated at Border

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

City agencies are providing services to around 300 kids brought to New York after being separated from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.


Officials Urge State Lawmakers to Pass Speed Cameras Bill

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

City officials are continuing to urge state lawmakers to return to Albany and renew a citywide speed camera program before it expires at the end of July.

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For One Asylum Seeker, Attorney General's Decision on Domestic Violence Clipped her 'Wings'

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

After Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled most immigrants fleeing domestic violence shouldn't qualify for asylum, one immigrant and her attorney are now rethinking their case.  

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