Nancy Solomon is the Managing Editor of New Jersey Public Radio.
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:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
A large chunk of Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark wound up going to charter schools at the expense of public schools. That's left many teachers and parents unhappy.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
In a week's worth of stories on Donald Trump, we tried to avoid the circus and, instead, tell you about the GOP presidential candidate and his ties to New York City.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
A new play takes the audience backstage.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
We look back at some of the highs and lows of Gov. Christie's time in public office.
Monday, June 29, 2015
From the pulpit to the psychiatrist's office, mental health advocates are seeking to improve access to care among urban black communities.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of health care subsidies on the federal marketplace preserves the cost of insurance for nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Newark Schools superintendent Cami Anderson has announced her resignation. NJPR's Nancy Solomon discusses what's in store now for Newark schools.
Monday, June 08, 2015
New Jersey State Police officers donned riot gear and fired tear gas after a group of non-ticket holders forcefully tried to gain admission into the concert.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
After years of supporting the national standards, the Republican governor now says the system isn't working for New Jersey students.
Friday, May 01, 2015
After a 16-month-long federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings scandal dubbed "Bridgegate," two indictments have come down.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Experts warn problems with adjuster estimates may be more widespread, but harder to find.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
With the Jerry Jones controversy hanging over him, Christie makes a do-or-die trip to the live free or die state.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
David Samson steps down from his law and lobbying firm as federal prosecutors continue to investigate his tenure at the Port Authority.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Sen. Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges. NJPR's Nancy Solomon, NJTV's David Cruz & The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich explain the charges.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The senior New Jersey Senator has been indicted for accepting gifts from a friend who is also a political donor.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Offered a chance to put wider restrictions in place, NJ State Investment Council says it will first look to tightening current regulations
Monday, February 16, 2015
About 75 percent of those killed in Newark are deliberate targets over drug territory, according to the police director. Of last year's 93 murders, 42 have not yet led to an arrest.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
A former county prosecutor who says his refusal to drop a case against a Christie ally cost him his job says he detailed his abuse of power claims to federal investigators.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The New Jersey Governor highlighted the accomplishments of his five years in office while beginning his pivot towards a national audience.
Monday, December 29, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced sweeping reform plans for the Port Authority. But will their proposed makeover of the agency go far enough?