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:
Saturday, October 21, 2017
With just two weeks to go, candidates for Gov sharpen their attacks. And the teacher's union goes after... the state senate's top Democrat?
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Highlights from the second New Jersey gubernatorial debate.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The second and last debate between Kim Guadagno and Phil Murphy got tougher and more specific than the first.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Republican Kim Guadagno is backed into a corner, and that could make for a Hail Mary or two.
Monday, October 16, 2017
We asked for your questions and they came pouring in.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
They started out on a Facebook page. Now they're the fastest growing activist group in New Jersey, taking on the state's most powerful congressman. Here's how they did it.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Highlights from the first debate between New Jersey gubernatorial candidates Democrat Phil Murphy and Republican Kim Guadagno.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
It's a big night for political hopefuls—and incumbents—on both sides of the Hudson River.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Gov. Chris Christie's reputation couldn't be any lower and polls have the Democrat way ahead. Yet New Jersey residents ignore the coming election at their peril.
Monday, October 02, 2017
Most candidates run to the center in a general election; Murphy and Oliver are leaning left in an unusual election year.
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Election Day is approaching but the governor's race still barely registers.
Friday, September 22, 2017
A Trump piñata, sea-level rise at the Jersey shore and the gentrification of Newark are just a few of the issues that come up among Voting Block participants.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Democrat has a commanding lead. Voters are unhappy with Gov. Chris Christie. And seven weeks before the election, what people really want to talk about is President Trump.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Nancy Solomon talks about a collaborative reporting project called, 'Voting Block,' where she and other reporters gather neighbors to talk politics.
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
For the first time in 36 years, a sitting U.S. senator finds himself facing a federal bribery trial: New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez's public corruption trial begins today.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A year after a deadline for applications for urgent school repairs in low-income districts, officials approved only 5 percent of the requests.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Activists target Republican Congressmen in New Jersey, calling for the leaders to hold white supremacists from White House.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
The Democratic candidate to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gets an earful from the neighbors of Hillside Terrace.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
A note on a fund raising letter targeted a constituent activist. Now the most powerful congressman in New Jersey has hired a top ethics law firm to defend him.
Monday, July 10, 2017
The 1967 Newark riots left many neighborhoods devastated, and led tens of thousands of residents to flee the city. And that's exactly why Junius Williams decided to stay.