Nancy Solomon is the managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, which won a 2014 Peabody Award for Chris Christie, White House Ambitions and the Abuse of Power.
Solomon fell in love with radio reporting and production at KLCC in Eugene, Oregon, in 1995. She moved to New Jersey in 2001 and has been covering the state ever since. She has produced more than a hundred stories for NPR and was a 2008-09 Spencer Fellow in Education Reporting at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. During that year, Solomon produced “Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students” for which she won a Peabody Award. Long before becoming a journalist, Solomon was the first woman ever hired to work on the county road crew in Portland, Oregon.
Nancy Solomon appears in the following:
Monday, October 26, 2020
As New Yorkers wait in lengthy lines to cast their votes during early voting, New Jersey voters are mailing their ballots in. Nancy Solomon speaks about the high NJ turn out.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
New Yorkers show up at the crack of dawn with lawn chairs to cast their ballots.
Friday, October 23, 2020
The President's campaign took issue with New Jersey's plan to automatically mail a ballot to every registered voter.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
New Jersey's Second Congressional District is home to one of the tightest races in the region.
Thursday, October 08, 2020
Some voters panic when the online tool tells them (incorrectly) they are not registered to vote.
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
The pandemic delayed the census, but Question #3 wants to permanently leave the door open for potential redistricting delays.
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
WNYC's Nancy Solomon explains the implications of contact tracing the President's Bedminster fundraiser.
Monday, October 05, 2020
The candidate running against Cory Booker calls the Governor's request to quarantine "fear mongering."
Friday, October 02, 2020
Attendees raise $5 million for the president's re-election campaign, and then learn they have been exposed to the virus.
Friday, September 25, 2020
With ballots due to arrive in New Jersey in early October, we look at why the state has chosen an all-paper approach to the November election.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Parents are flocking to a clever pandemic solution, but not everyone can afford it.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
It's been his top priority since campaigning for governor. Now the state legislature has given in.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
Budget hearings are an annual ritual that gives citizens the right to comment. But not this year.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
The New Jersey governor proposes a millionaires tax, baby bonds and borrowing as a way to recover from the economic crisis.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
The governor answers call from economists to spend his way out of worst recession since 1930s.
Saturday, August 22, 2020
With the U.S. Postal Service removing equipment ahead of an election expected to rely heavily on mail-in voting, we check in on the state's latest plans.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The 96 experts say budget cuts would hurt people of color and those hurt most by the pandemic. The want the state to raise taxes on the wealthy and large corporations.
Friday, August 14, 2020
The New Jersey primary shows that the state's ballot design is undermining democracy.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
The court has overseen a 17-year reform effort that is almost finished. Then along came the pandemic.
Friday, July 10, 2020
A governor's task force reveals the 12 companies that received $578 million in tax breaks, all of which are now suspended pending further review.