Joseph Capriglione

News Editor, WNYC News

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:

Mayor Adams weakens New York City's right to shelter law. What's next?

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Mayor Eric Adams is weakening New York City's right to shelter law. Robert Hayes, the lawyer in the case that helped establish Right to Shelter talks about the possible ramifications. 


Floating along Newtown Creek while reflecting on water pollution

Saturday, April 22, 2023

As part of a special Earth Day broadcast, "All Things Considered" is taking the show to Greenpoint, Brooklyn to explore its industrial past and efforts to remediate the area. 


Gov. Hochul makes new pick for NY top judge: Rowan Wilson

Monday, April 10, 2023

Hochul’s nomination could put an end to months of Democratic infighting over the chief judge role.

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Senate Majority Leader says legislature, governor "rowing in same direction" on budget negotiations

Friday, March 24, 2023

With one week to go before the start of the next fiscal year, the Senate Majority Leader spoke with WNYC's Sean Carlson about the state budget negotiations.


Signature Bank closure: Do I have to worry about my money?

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Stay calm. That was the message from President Biden after the collapse of New York-based Signature Bank. WNYC's Albany reporter Jon Campbell tells us whether we actually should. 


Gov. Hochul vows “alternative plan” for Penn Station project

Thursday, March 09, 2023

On WNYC, the governor declined to give up on the Penn Station project, even though Vornado has paused its involvement.


Overdose prevention centers save lives but remain in legal limbo, as NYC moves toward expansion

Friday, March 03, 2023

The NYC health commissioner explains how City Hall plans to support supervised injection sites and other portions of a new initiative to reduce overdose deaths 15% by 2025.


Former Rep. Steve Israel on why Republican "Red Wave" crashed on Long Island

Friday, November 11, 2022

The longtime North Shore Congressman reflects on the success of the GOP on Long Island in an election cycle where the party underperformed nationally.


What we know about NYC’s first ‘tent city’ for asylum seekers

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The Adams administration now plans to open an emergency relief center for migrants on Randall's Island, after nixing plans for Orchard Beach.


Army Corps proposes $52 billion storm surge barriers for New York-New Jersey waterways

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The 14-year construction project would dramatically reshape New York City’s waterfront and be one of the largest infrastructure projects in the area's history.


East Village public housing tenants mystified as city claims no arsenic in water — but maybe Legionella

Friday, September 09, 2022

The water supply at the Jacob Riis public housing complex in the East Village has “no discernible amount of arsenic” city officials declared Wednesday night.


NJ set aside millions to get people back to work, but records show most of it remains untouched

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

A New Jersey program that incentivizes unemployed people to return to work has only distributed a small fraction of its $10 million budget since it launched in late September.


Gun control, abortion rights and NYC schools dominate end of New York legislative session

Thursday, June 02, 2022

The state will bolster gun control in the wake of the Buffalo and Texas mass shootings.

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NJ deciding fate of 70-year-old environmental conservation school

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The school shut down during the pandemic and a nonprofit stepped in to temporarily reopen it.


NY Lieutenant Governor resigns after arrest for alleged bribery scheme

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned from office hours after he was arrested Tuesday in connection with a bribery scheme.


Hochul, lawmakers nearing NY budget deal

Thursday, April 07, 2022

The New York state budget is now a full week late. But Governor Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers appear to be on the verge of ending their stalemate over criminal-justice reform


Saint Peter's looks to make history in NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

Friday, March 25, 2022

The Peacocks could be the first No. 15 seed to make the Elite 8 with a win against Purdue Friday.


Domenico DeMarco, founder of iconic Di Fara Pizzeria, dies at 85

Thursday, March 17, 2022

DeMarco's Midwood pizza joint became one of New York's most iconic pizzerias.


Kathy Hochul makes history (again): Five takeaways from the NY Democratic convention

Thursday, February 17, 2022

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul cruised to the state Democratic Party’s designation for governor on Thursday.


NJ Wastewater Commission Pulls Power Plant Contract After Local Uproar

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.