Soterios Johnson

Before you ask... it's Greek. And, so is Johnson (via translation). It's a long story... Soterios Johnson seemed strangely drawn to the news, even as a young child.

As a kid he would lull himself to sleep listening to WCBS NewsRadio 88. "As a kid, I always wanted to be in the know... and to spread the word," he says. In high school, Soterios worked at a small FM station in his hometown in New Jersey, followed by a four-year stint as an undergraduate at Columbia on WKCR, New York. He was an Associate Producer at Newsweek On Air and worked in the field of science journalism for several years. He earned his master's degree at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism.


Soterios Johnson appears in the following:

Review: Holy Moholy!

Friday, May 27, 2016

A new exhibit at the Guggenheim explores the life's work of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, an artist who defied every boundary.

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Merce Cunningham Dance Once Considered Lost, Found

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Baryshnikov Arts Center presents early works by Merce Cunningham, including a dance that hasn't been seen or performed in more than 50 years.


With Cruz Out, Two New Yorkers March Towards General Election

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton now look even more likely to go head to head in November.

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Why Did Port Authority Scale Back Its Truck Emissions Program?

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

A plan to phase out aging, smog-generating trucks that jam Newark's Ironbound district replaced just over 400 trucks out of the thousands that travel to Port Newark every month.

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Review: Sol LeWitt Collected the Art of Everyone But Sol LeWitt

Friday, April 29, 2016

Some of the best art collections are put together by artists who swap work with each other. A new exhibit at the Drawing Center presents the works LeWitt gathered over time.


'What's Missing Here?' Revisiting Jane Jacobs' Plan for a Better City

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The legendary author and activist Jane Jacobs said during a 1962 WNYC broadcast that urban planning shouldn't start with 'What's nasty here?' but rather, 'What's missing here?'

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Review: A Waitress, a Serial Killer and Eternal Life Come to Broadway

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Musicals based on 'Waitress,' 'American Psycho,' and 'Tuck Everlasting' are now on Broadway. Theater critics from WNYC and the Daily News review the latest adaptations.


For Victims of Child Sex Abuse in New York, Justice Can Be Hard to Find

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Advocates for victims of child sex abuse continue to push for changes to New York state laws severely limiting the amount of time a victim has to file charges.


Review: More Than Just 'The Scream'

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Edvard Munch is perhaps best known for his image of a man caught in a swirl of agony. A new exhibit at the Neue Galerie explores the breadth of his work.


Review: Painter of the 1% (Before the Revolution)

Monday, February 15, 2016

The work of Vigée Le Brun is on view at the Met Museum of Art. It’s the first-ever retrospective in New York of the self-taught artist and the elite world she painted.


'The Most Incredible Thing' Debuts at City Ballet

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The latest work from resident choreographer Justin Peck is a first for him and a test of his talents.


Hail Mary? Cleveland Browns Hire Mets' Moneyball Guru

Thursday, January 07, 2016

The strategy of using data to build the best team has been widely embraced in Major League Baseball. Could the same approach work in the professional football?


Dishing Out Data Awards

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

From Inspiring to Insidious


Casinos, Guns & Pension Funds: NJ's Legislative Session Winds Down

Friday, December 18, 2015

NJ lawmakers move to pass a variety of measures to expand gambling to North Jersey and stabilize the state's shaky pension fund as the legislative session winds down.


A Closer Look at Mayor de Blasio's Plan to Reorganize Homeless Services

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A former homeless advocate says the mayor's making the right moves, but he should be doing more.


The Inexact Science of Calculating Carbon Footprints

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Several organizations offer online tools to total up your carbon emissions. But they don't all give the same answers. 

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From Paris to New York: What the Climate Deal Means Here

Monday, December 14, 2015

A city praised for being on the front lines of reducing carbon emissions also happens to be home to many investors with fossil fuels in their portfolio. 

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6 Ways to Shrink Your Carbon Footprint

Friday, December 11, 2015

The typical American is responsible for more than 20 tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year. The U.N. says the global average has to get down to 1.6 tons.

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Reasons to See 'The Nutcracker'

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Think you know this staple of the holiday season? Think again.


After Pearl Harbor: The Haunting WNYC Broadcasts

Thursday, December 10, 2015

All New York City military officers were asked to report for duty. Meanwhile, Mayor La Guardia took to the airwaves to order Japanese subjects in New York to stay in their homes.