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:
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
In some New York City neighborhoods, more than half of eligible home construction projects are underway. In others, it's as few as 10 percent.
Monday, November 23, 2015
Eric Schneiderman's investigation of fossil fuel companies may be giving him a political lift, but it also could dramatically change the way we think about climate change.
Friday, November 20, 2015
For people who know the train line's stop-and-start history, the latest delay is déjà vu all over again.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Dance critic and reporter Marina Harss previews several upcoming performances (that aren't 'The Nutcracker').
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The former mayor is back running the company that bears his name. What are his plans for the financial media giant, and is he seriously considering running for President?
Monday, October 26, 2015
The latest deal on MTA funding won't even finish the line's second phase — let alone the third and the fourth. Which means the hunt for more money is on.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
An 80 year-old Queens mobster has been placed at the center of the infamous 1978 robbery of a Lufthansa cargo terminal at JFK airport.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Danny Meyer, the man behind some of the city's best known restaurants, says getting rid of tipping will help all of his employees.
Friday, October 09, 2015
One exhibit focuses on money, politics and art in the Middle East. The other features a lesser-known Renaissance artist.
Friday, October 02, 2015
New Jersey's largest health insurer says its OMNIA plan will "transform" healthcare in the state. But critics say the plan will consolidate Horizon's dominance and close hospitals.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The prize, which comes with a $625,000 no-strings-attached award, went to a wide range of recipients, including the creator of 'Hamilton' and a wastewater engineer.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Mayor de Blasio spoke with WNYC this morning about the significance of Pope Francis' message for New York City. The mayor will spend much of today with the pope.
Monday, September 14, 2015
A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art features sculptures that span his entire career, including some works that have been shown in the U.S.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Swedish artist Hanna Liden has installed bagel sculptures along Hudson River Park, which art critic Deborah Solomon calls devoid of angst or alienation — kind of like breakfast itself.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
In the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, undercover MTA officers allegedly monitored activists, kept photos of them on file and tracked their movements. To what extent was this legal?
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Chinese officials shut down the Beijing Independent Film Festival last year, so producer Karin Chien and her colleagues decided to recreate it here in New York.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Our water travels through an invisible infrastructure that starts over 100 miles away -- and it comes at a serious cost. Explore the challenges we face in maintaining our water supply.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The Garner family spiritual adviser says he's hopeful that police and community will "stay at the table" of compromise for police reforms.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
A book about the new bridge across the Hudson argues that Gov. Cuomo twisted the truth ... but at least he's getting the job done.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" mentions wheat fields and dust clouds rolling — but it was written right here in New York City in 1940.