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:
Thursday, January 13, 2022
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission will no longer vote on a contract to begin construction on a gas power plant in Newark.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission wants to build a back-up power generator to prevent against future storms.
Friday, December 03, 2021
Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease specialist at NYU and Bellevue Hospital, gives advice and explains what's known about the newly arrived omicron and the ever-present delta.
Thursday, December 02, 2021
Researchers walk through the step-by-step process and explain how much wiggle room is available with vaccine protection against infection.
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
Rep. Gottheimer leads a group of Democrats who initially refused to support Biden's social spending plans, without first holding a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Vaccine mandates in New York are facing challenges in court.
Monday, July 12, 2021
A month into the program, advocates say the New Yorkers who need emergency aid the most might be left out due to problems with the application.
Thursday, July 08, 2021
The city’s decision to move homeless New Yorkers from hotels back into congregate shelters is being challenged in federal court.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
The New York City Council is poised to pass a bill this week that will increase the value of housing vouchers for homeless families.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
The city is taking steps toward returning homeless New Yorkers back into shelters, after placing many of them in hotels during the pandemic.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
The jail became a target of anti-ICE activists, who complained that detainees were given poor medical care and inedible food, and faced assaults from officers.
Friday, April 23, 2021
In Newark, the police department is in the midst of its own reform process.
Friday, April 16, 2021
New Jersey Representative Josh Gottheimer explains why he opposes the deduction cap.
Friday, April 02, 2021
The remote learning era in New Jersey will come to an end with the start of the next school year.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Over the last week, the state has averaged about 3,500 cases a day, a trend that some public health experts say could be an early sign of a coming third wave.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
As Gov. Phil Murphy begins to gear up for reelection, his likely Republican opponent seeks to tie him to New Jersey's high number of COVID-19 nursing home deaths.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The commission in charge of ushering in the new legal marijuana industry has yet to be officially created, possibly delaying when recreational cannabis can legally be sold in the state.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Deaths overall jumped by 34% in 2020 but for Hispanics, they nearly doubled, state data show.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
In New Jersey, Latino men comprise nearly half the deaths of all young adults between the ages of 18-49.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Gov. Murphy finally signed multiple pieces of legislation that officially legalize marijuana in the Garden State.