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. 

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

A Personal Remembrance of Wayne Barrett

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Barrett trained a whole generation of journalists to view every closed door as just a chance to walk up a back alley.

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WNYC to DC: Donald Trump 'Understands Me'

Thursday, January 19, 2017

WNYC’s road trip to the inauguration continues in Maryland, where reporters Arun Venugopal and Matt Katz drop by local hangouts to talk Russia and Trump.

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WNYC to DC: 'Look, It's Not the End of the World'

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Day Two on the road to DC includes a stop at Planned Parenthood in the working-class suburbs of Philadelphia and a visit to the country's oldest African Methodist Episcopal church. 

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WNYC to DC: 'This Is the Real America'

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WNYC is taking a road-trip to D.C. and talking to voters about the incoming Trump administration. First stop: Arab and Indian communities in New Jersey.

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WNYC to DC: A Primer

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WNYC's Matt Katz checks in from Trump Tower before he and WNYC's Arun Venugopal set off on a pre-Inauguration road trip from New York to Washington, D.C.

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NJ Juvenile Life Sentences Decision Now Goes to Legislature

Friday, January 13, 2017

A Supreme Court decision now applies pressure on legislators to lower maximum sentences.

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Could Trump Administration Undo Toxic Passaic River Fix?

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Passaic River's cleanup plan is the most expensive in the history of the Superfund program. But President-elect Trump has vowed to cut funding to the EPA. Will he move forward?

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Kids in Prison: NJ Supreme Court Halts Life Sentences

Thursday, January 12, 2017

New Jersey courts had meted out "defacto" life sentences that would keep a juvenile in prison for as long as 100 years.

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All New Jersey Roads Lead to Bridgegate

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Or at least the Pulaski Skyway does. 

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A Drought, a Missing Water Plan and Questions for Chris Christie

Thursday, December 22, 2016

It's unclear whether New Jersey will have enough drinking water in the future, and environmentalists say that's because an updated plan is sitting idle on the governor's desk. 

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It's Governor Christie Against Newspapers in New Bill

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

New Jersey lawmakers are considering whether to drop a requirement to put legal notices in newspapers, which could cut drastically into revenue used to pay journalists.

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Christie Takes Revenge on Newspapers

Monday, December 19, 2016

The governor wants to lift an ethics rule, the legislators want raises for their staffs, and newspapers in New Jersey take a financial hit. 

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New EPA Pick Could Damage Already Weakened NJ

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The Christie administration has weakened environmental regulations in the Garden State, and the EPA "has been the backstop to provide protection." So what happens now?

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Presidential Campaign Is a Nail-biter, and New Yorkers are Worried

Friday, November 04, 2016

New Yorkers say they're anxious about the campagin. Some channel that energy into volunteering for their candidate.

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Dems Hope to Take Back New York State Senate By Way of Long Island

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is cast as the boogie man in several tight suburban races.

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Bridgegate Continued: Time for Some Closing Arguments in Newark

Friday, October 28, 2016

The first-ever live Bridgegate update with Matt Katz and Nancy Solomon comes just in time for the closing arguments in the trial.

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Bridgegate Continued: What Christie Knew

Monday, October 17, 2016

A New Jersey judge allows an official misconduct complaint against Governor Chris Christie over his role in the Bridgegate scandal to proceed.

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New Jersey Votes: Yes to Gas Hike, Maybe to Casinos

Monday, October 10, 2016

New Jersey lawmakers vote to increase a tax on gasoline, and New Jersey residents vote on a referendum to allow casino gambling in the northern part of the state.

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No E-Z Pass For Christie in Bridgegate Trial

Monday, September 26, 2016

The latest updates on the Bridgegate trial.

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How September 11th Revealed the Real Hillary Clinton

Friday, September 09, 2016

Hillary Clinton's response to 9/11 displayed her intense compassion for underdogs and her tendency toward hawkishness.

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