Julia Longoria

Julia Longoria is a radio journalist from Miami. She got her start in local newsrooms at WLRN and WNYC. She’s also worked at The New York Times and More Perfect, Radiolab’s spin-off about the Supreme Court.


Julia Longoria appears in the following:

The Sisterhood

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Filipinos make up 4 percent of nurses in the U.S. Why do they account for a third of the nurses who have died from COVID-19 in America?

The Case for Sweatpants

Thursday, February 18, 2021

What a polarizing garment says about America

56 Years

Thursday, February 11, 2021

American democracy is younger, and more fragile, than we’ve been taught. One woman lived through the whole thing. 

The Loophole

Thursday, February 04, 2021

Inside Yellowstone National Park, there’s a glitch in the U.S. Constitution.

Que Viva la Pepa: Introducing The Experiment

Monday, January 25, 2021

Stories from an unfinished country. A new series from The Atlantic and WNYC Studios.

More Perfect: Sex Appeal

Friday, September 18, 2020

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg used a trojan horse, filled with frat boys and beer, to win a battle for gender equality.
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Friday, August 07, 2020

A look at two groups of uncounted Americans who want to have a say in our democracy. Plus, Latif has a new show on Netflix!
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Friday, April 19, 2019

We travel to the limbo space between foreign and domestic to find the up and downsides of being a US citizen.
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Justice, Interrupted

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The highest court in the land isn’t safe from mansplaining.

Sex Appeal

Thursday, November 23, 2017

How a major battle in the struggle for gender equality was won with beer.

American Pendulum II

Monday, October 02, 2017

More than 150 years later, two families grapple with one terrible Supreme Court decision.

American Pendulum I

Sunday, October 01, 2017

If you can’t find justice in the Supreme Court, can you find it someplace else?

Just Put Some Vicks On It

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

A granddaughter sets out to find the roots of her grandmother’s obsession with Vicks Vaporub. The little blue jar ends up changing their relationship.

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Please Spit in This Tube: An Election Experiment

Friday, November 04, 2016

This election certainly feels stressful. But we wanted to find out what this election is actually doing to us — biologically. So we teamed up with scientists to run our own experiment.


Harlem Heat Project: What the City Provides

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Hear how the City helps one of its hottest neighborhoods stay cool in the summer.

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A Century Later, City's Heat Strategies Still Come Up Short

Thursday, September 08, 2016

New York City didn't always take charge in extreme heat. It started with a young Theodore Roosevelt and the greatest cooling technology of 1896. Have we kept up with times?

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Vacation Is All I Ever Wanted

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Three people tell Only Human what it’s like when life hands you a vacation from disease and then sends you home again.

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Too Ornery to Die

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Scientist Paul Quinton has lived twice as long as expected for someone with cystic fibrosis. And his research led to a breakthrough drug for the disease. But who gets to decide the cost?

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How Brooklyn Sparked an Emergency Rescue Revolution

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Eli Beer wanted to find a faster way to respond to emergencies in Israel — he found the answer in Brooklyn. Then it went global...and wound up in Jersey City.


Real Doctors, Fake Medicine?

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

What actually makes you feel better when you go to the doctor? We explore the power of a placebo – the most misunderstood “medicine” of all.

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