Julie Whitaker

Social Media Editor

Julie Whitaker is WNYC's social media editor. She loves tweeting emoji weather, wishing New York a good morning, and saying no to Twitter spam. When she's not talking about local news, she's seeing a comedy show, watching television, or listening to "Groove Is in the Heart."

Julie Whitaker appears in the following:

The Funniest Tweets About New York City in the Winter

Friday, February 20, 2015

Social media was made for complaining about the weather. 


The 2015 Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Watch From Home

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Did you miss Boyhood, Grand Budapest Hotel or Gone Girl in theaters? Here's your guide to what's viewable from the couch.

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Our 25 Favorite New York City Instagrams of 2014

Monday, December 22, 2014

These photos caught our eye, and our followers on Facebook and Twitter loved them.

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Map: The Best Places to Watch the NYC Marathon

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Under the Queensboro Bridge? At the Brooklyn Academy of Music? The finish line? Tell us where you’re watching the marathon this Sunday, and why.

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Where to See the Cheapest, Funniest Comedy in New York City

Friday, October 17, 2014

These are our favorite stand-up shows that regularly feature great comedians. Bonus: They're all $10 or less, and many are free.

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Hollywood's Funniest Women Remember Joan Rivers

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Joan Rivers was a trailblazer for funny women in show business. Many of them took to Twitter as soon as news broke that the comedian had died Thursday at 81. 


The 19 Truest Tweets About Life in New York City

Friday, August 01, 2014

From the summertime scents of garbage to the proper way to be a pedestrian, these tweets are so true they hurt.

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11 New York City Instagrammers You Should Follow This Summer

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

You can’t be everywhere this summer, but you can get an eyeful of the city on Instagram. These are the people who’ll show you the highlights and secret moments of New York City.

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#WhyIStay In My City

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Public radio stations around the country are exploring what keeps people in place and what motivates them to move.

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We're Taking Instagram Out on Assignment

Friday, April 25, 2014

Stephen Nessen, our general assignment reporter, will be taking over the Instagram feed this week as he goes on assignments throughout the city.


Bodega Cat Bracket: Your Photos

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

A tournament of champions for our city’s feline guardians of the processed food shelves.

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Pi In The City

Friday, March 14, 2014

Today is Pi Day, in that it’s March 14th, or 3.14. It’s the one day a year we pause to reflect on that beautiful symbol used to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.

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I Watched Almost All the Oscar-Nominated Movies So You Don't Have To

Friday, February 28, 2014

And I learned a few things along the way. Like that it's possible to cry in a Jackass movie and caveman cartoons are overrated.


Knee-Jerk Reaction: Soundcheck On St. Vincent's Very Danceable New Album

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

After three brilliant albums -- and a collaboration with David Byrne -- St. Vincent's Annie Clark makes a major creative leap on her self-titled fourth album, St. Vincent. Members of ...
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The Best Olympic Moments So Far

Monday, February 10, 2014

Dancing bobsledders, skaters throwing shade and all the hats you can stomach. Here's a list to catch you up on all the most important things you've missed so far.

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This Week on Instagram

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Some of our favorites photos of New York City posted on Instagram this week.


De Blasio Eats Pizza Like a Real New Yorker on 'The Daily Show'

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Jon Stewart ribbed the mayor over an incident last month in which he used a knife and fork to eat pizza at a Staten Island restaurant, and gave him the chance to make amends.


New Yorkers Share Memories of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Monday, February 03, 2014

These stories are just small glimpses of his life, but they add a nice touch to the way we will remember a man who was not only an award-winning actor, but a neighbor.

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The 2014 Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Watch From Home

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Whether you're an Oscar completist or you want to score in the smaller categories on your office Oscar ballot—here's your guide to the movies that aren't in theaters anymore. 

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Sledding for Toddlers, Daredevils, and Sightseers

Friday, January 03, 2014

From "awesomely dangerous, watch out for parked cars" to "great for smaller kids," here's the best of the fantastic submissions you sent us on our crowdsourced sledding map.