Joseph Capriglione works as a News Editor in the WNYC newsroom.
He works with the station’s roster of hosts, producers and reporters on stories that air on Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He was the founding producer of WNYC's long-form narrative unit that created the acclaimed podcasts The United States of Anxiety and Caught. 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:
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
WNYC's Nancy Solomon recounts New Jersey's first statewide vote-by-mail election.
Sunday, July 05, 2020
The race to determine the Democrat to challenge Rep. Jeff Van Drew, who defected to the GOP in 2019, has turned into a fight against the machine that got him elected in the first place.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
Can a political neophyte with a largely online campaign knock off a well-heeled incumbent in a strange July mail-in election?
Friday, June 26, 2020
New Jersey schools will reopen for in-person instruction in the fall as long as the state's COVID-19 trends don't worsen.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
New York Attorney General Letitia James is investigating dozens of reports of excessive force against demonstrators during protests against police violence and racial injustice.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Riding in stuffed vans is a known nightmare for temp workers who fuel much of the warehouse labor in NJ. But this week WNYC observed that practice continues, in spite of the pandemic.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
The scenes from New Jersey's protests have been strikingly different from the violent clashes between police and protesters in New York.
Monday, June 01, 2020
Larry Hamm has been protesting against police brutality in Newark for four decades.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Gov. Phil Murphy says nonessential businesses will be allowed to reopen for curbside pickup starting next week, and nonessential construction projects can restart statewide.
Monday, May 11, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep through the state, many of the towns that dot the New Jersey coastline are preparing for what's sure to be a most unusual summer.
Monday, May 11, 2020
One of Newark's largest hospitals is getting an up-close look at how long-standing disparities in healthcare are playing out in the coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously threw out the convictions of two one-time aides to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for the traffic scheme that came to be known as Bridgegate.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Governors Cuomo and Murphy have released plans to reopen their states as the growth in COVID-19 cases continues to decline.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Remote learning is creating a new set of hurdles for students and teachers.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
New Jersey-based biomedical, pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies are launching clinical trials, new treatments and testing to help combat the country's COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, April 20, 2020
For one family in Newark, New Jersey, the coronavirus pandemic has completely ripped through every aspect of their lives and redefined their jobs as first responders.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
A 2006 pandemic plan warned that New York City could be short as many as 9,500 ventilators. But the city only acquired a few hundred -- and they were ultimately scrapped.
Monday, April 06, 2020
While most people hunker down at home, essential workers are on the job and making sure grocery shelves are stocked and the mail gets to our doors.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Millions of workers reeling from the economic fallout will be getting individual checks from the federal government. But undocumented workers won’t be getting any relief.
Friday, March 13, 2020
The Jersey City kosher market that was targeted by two shooters in a rampage of gunfire last December is back open for business.