Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

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. 

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Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

Monday Morning Politics; Ask a Virologist: COVID Boosters, Delta and More; NJ Sets a Timeline For Legal Cannabis; The Emotional Labor of Pandemic Meal Planning

Monday, August 23, 2021

Monday Morning Politics; Ask a Virologist: COVID Boosters, Delta and More; New Jersey's Legal Cannabis Timeline; The Emotional Labor of Pandemic Meal Planning

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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.

NJ Party Machine Defeats Progressive Slate in Collingswood

Friday, May 14, 2021

Activists across the state watched to see if they could win one town in the powerful stronghold of George Norcross.

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Why Viewers Love Political TV Dramas

Friday, April 30, 2021

No matter how much high-stakes tension there is going on in the actual Washington, D.C., there’s something endlessly entertaining about the best political television shows. 

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Newsom Opponents Have Gathered Enough Signatures to Trigger a Recall—Now What?

Friday, April 30, 2021

California is facing its first gubernatorial recall in nearly two decades.

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Biden Administration Proposes $1.8 trillion Plan for Childcare, Family Leave and Tuition-Free Community College

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The White House has proposed a $1.8 trillion plan to fund paid family and medical leave, childcare, tuition-free community college, and a variety of other programs.

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Yeshiva University is Refusing to Recognize an LGBTQ Club, So Students Filed a Lawsuit

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Students have been trying for two years to establish a gay-straight alliance club at the Modern Orthodox Jewish institution.

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Comedian Natalie Palamides Talks Returning to the Stage One Year into the Pandemic

Thursday, April 29, 2021

After a year of Zoom shows and the occasional drive in comedy show, more comedy venues are starting to open up for the spring and summer of 2021.

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Supreme Court to Hear Second Amendment Case That May Change Gun Laws in U.S.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Supreme Court is hearing this case during a year with numerous instances of gun violence.

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COVID-19 Infections Surge in India

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

On Tuesday, the country reported more than 300,000 new cases for the sixth consecutive day.

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The Work That Remains in the Wake of Guilty Verdict for Derek Chauvin

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin came as a relief to many nationwide, but the number of people killed by police since his trial began underscores the broader issues that remain. 

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What the 2020 Census Data Means for States

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The first round of data from the 2020 census determines which states gain or lose representation in the House. 

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Community Questions Lack of Transparency After Law Enforcement Killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Andrew Brown Jr. was killed by Sherriff's Deputies in North Carolina.

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In a Rapidly Growing Audio Landscape, These Podcasts Are Worth Your Time

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

New Yorker podcast writer Sarah Larson joins The Takeaway to give her recommendations on podcasts worth checking out in this ever-growing audio landscape. 

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GOP States Are Pushing for Stricter Penalties for Protesters

Monday, April 26, 2021

On the heels of last summer’s racial justice uprisings, GOP states like Florida, Oklahoma, and Iowa are increasing legal punishments for protesters. 

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Former Assistants Speak Out on Allegations of Abusive Behavior by Producer Scott Rudin

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Takeaway speaks with the journalist who broke the story about Rudin's allegedly abusive behavior, and hears from two former assistants about their experiences working with Rudin.

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Biden Announces Commission to Explore Reforming the Supreme Court

Monday, April 12, 2021

Former President Trump’s appointment of three justices cemented the ideologically conservative 6-3 tilt. 

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How a Previously Unreleased Album Could Impact Prince's Legacy

Monday, April 12, 2021

This month, Prince’s estate announced that an unreleased album by the legendary musician will be coming out this summer. 

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Divisions Emerge Over Biden's Proposal to Raise the Corporate Tax Rate

Friday, April 09, 2021

One of the biggest debates emerging around President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure proposal is how to pay for it.

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Biden Announces Executive Actions to Address Gun Policy

Friday, April 09, 2021

The new actions attempt to address recent violent mass shootings in the U.S.

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