Matt Katz

Reporter, WNYC News

Matt Katz appears in the following:

CBC Podcast on Women in Prison

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

The CBC podcast, Life Jolt—which refers to a life sentence—examines women's experiences in prison in both the US and Canada. 

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CBC Podcast on Cold Case Murders in Toronto's Gay Community

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

The CBC podcast, Uncover, returns for a second season of The Village.

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Kate Has a Plan — July 6, 2021

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

WNYC planning editor Kate Hinds joins us for our ongoing series, "Kate Has a Plan," to discuss the stories the newsroom is following this week.

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ACLU Sues Biden Administration Over Transfers of Detained Immigrants from Newark

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Dozens of detainees have been transferred to faraway states in recent days. 

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Transgender Prisoners in N.J. Have New Rights After Historic Settlement with ACLU

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

New Jersey is instituting new protections for transgender prisoners.

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Is This The End of Local ICE Detention? That’s The Hope -- And Fear

Thursday, June 24, 2021

While ICE detention appears poised to end in the New York City area, immigrants are being transferred across the country, severing their ties with their attorneys and families. 

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Despite Surge In Gun Violence, Democratic Lawmakers In N.J. Ignore Gov. Murphy’s Call for More Gun Control

Thursday, June 24, 2021

The number of shooting victims in New Jersey is up a staggering 45 percent, but no gun control measures are moving through the state legislature.  

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Fourteen Arrested After Protesters Block ICE From Leaving New Jersey Jail

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

The arrests come as immigration attorneys allege that ICE has removed clients without warning from the jail. 

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Review/Preview: Books for Pride

Monday, June 07, 2021

Emily Pullen, reader services coordinator at the New York Public Library, joins us to recommend books for Pride month, for our ongoing series "Review/Preview."

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Kronos Quartet, 'Long Time Passing'

Monday, June 07, 2021

Kronos Quartet’s album, Long Time Passing, is a tribute to the late folk musician and activist Pete Seeger.

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'The Truffle Hunters'

Monday, June 07, 2021

"The Truffle Hunters" follows a group of men in Piedmont, Italy, searching for the valuable and rare white Alba truffle.

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'Day X' from the New York Times

Monday, June 07, 2021

Day X takes a deep dive into a story about soldiers and police officers in Germany seeking to take down the national government.

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Comedy Returns to the Stage

Monday, June 07, 2021

Comedians Negin Farsad and Josh Gondelman join us to discuss the challenges and joys of returning to live stand-up comedy performances as the city reopens.

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NYPD Arrests 23 and Clashes With Washington Square Park-Goers

Sunday, June 06, 2021

The confrontation came about a week after the curfew went into effect. 

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New York Students Must Still Be Masked In School

Sunday, June 06, 2021

Masks remains the policy, at least until the end of the school year.

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MAGA Mounts Bid for GOP Nomination in New Jersey Against the Mainstream

Sunday, June 06, 2021

Two of the three major Republican candidates for governor in the Garden State think Trump won the November election.

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New Jersey Primary Preview

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Nancy Solomon and Matt Katz talk about the New Jersey Primary and the "county line" on the ballot.

The Mystery Behind Havana Syndrome

Monday, May 24, 2021

More than 100 U.S. diplomats and officials have been affected by this mysterious illness, but there’s no consensus about where it's coming from.

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Why UFOs Still Fascinate Us—And Even the U.S. Government

Monday, May 24, 2021

Next month, intelligence agencies are expected to give a report to Congress about “unidentified aerial phenomena.”

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A Look at Immigration Courts Under the Biden Administration

Monday, May 24, 2021

President Biden and his administration have vowed to change the way the U.S. carried out immigration policy under Trump.

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