Before coming to New York Public Radio, Sean worked in print, online and radio news around the mid-Atlantic region and Alaska, covering topics including crime, culture and salmon. His investigative reporting and anchoring of election coverage has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists, the New York Press Association and the Delaware Press Association.
A New Jersey native, Sean lives in Brooklyn and spends his free time most likely burning something in the kitchen or exploring the unexplored corners of Prospect Park. He holds a B.A. from the New School University in Greenwich Village and an M.A. from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.
Sean Carlson appears in the following:
Friday, January 05, 2018
New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy ran on a platform of ambitious political reforms, but the Trump administration is putting several obstacles in his way.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
With two days left in the 2018 open enrollment period, the future of the Affordable Care Act is up in the air.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
As women use the hashtag "Me Too" to share personal stories of sexual harassment and abuse, men are asking what they can do. Nicholas Powers, a professor at SUNY, has some suggestions.
Friday, October 06, 2017
New York State is refusing to hand over $380 million in funds earmarked for New York City's public hospitals
Friday, October 06, 2017
From rolling back the birth control mandate, to sexual harassment allegations against a Hollywood bigwig.
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Didi Gregorious, that is.
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Most NFL teams have at least a few players choosing to #TakeTheKnee during the national anthem. But not the Jets. And some of their fans prefer it that way.
Friday, September 08, 2017
Hiram Monserrate's supporters have grown over the perception that the establishment is tipping the scales for his opponent
Friday, August 25, 2017
Carl Icahn was picked by President Trump to be a special advisor, but his business history with Texas oil refineries points towards a conflict of interest.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
In a ceremony for the new bridge replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge is set to open this week. Gov. Cuomo named it after his father, Mario M. Cuomo.
Monday, July 03, 2017
The state says that the beaches will re-open for the Fourth of July.
Friday, June 30, 2017
We check in on a project called "Documenting Hate," which crowdsources bias and hate incidents through a partnership with dozens of media organizations, including WNYC.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Week of June 26: This week, Alan Gilbert Goes To Hamburg; Iggy Pop Goes To Mali; And Radiohead Goes Back In Time.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Joe Lhota is credited with getting the subway system on its feet again quickly after Sandy. And he has a combative streak. Will that work this time around?
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
If the GOP health bill cuts Medicaid, "I worry that some of my patients will die," said Dr. Danielle Ofri.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Week of June 12: This week, Iggy Pop is sad; also, music from Twin Peaks and the Yukon Gold Rush.
Monday, June 05, 2017
WNYC talks with J. Stephen Clark, a professor of law at the Albany Law School, who filed a discrimination complaint in Texas.
Sunday, May 07, 2017
Representatives from the Kushner family are pitching a special visa to Chinese investors, raising questions about potential conflicts of interest for White House adviser Jared Kushner.
Monday, March 20, 2017
This week, Depeche Mode has (another) moment; new music from Mastodon & Colin Stetson, also, celebrating 100 years of jazz, and of Vera Lynn.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
For the second year in a row, Governor Cuomo included the measures in his State of the State address. But advocates want this to be the year they make it in budget.