Supervising Producer @NPR's @PlanetMoney. Prof @CUNYJschool. Formerly @WNYC @TransportNation @GOOD

Public radio reporter at heart, I dabble in the digital now too. Senior Producer for WNYC's New Tech City, occasional transportation reporter. I also cover social enterprise for public radio programs, FastCoExist and other places. A bit more here or there, and teaching radio at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Former contributing editor for GOOD magazine.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancer for public radio.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

I am filling out a form for a website I don't fully understand.

What Happened When Planet Money Bought 100 Barrels of Crude Oil

npr.org — The team at Planet Money set out to buy 100 barrels of crude oil right from the source, and then follow it from ground to gas tank. After a little cajoling, Jason Bruns, a part-time preacher, part-time oil man in southern Kansas agreed to pump us some oil from one of his wells in a cow pasture.

Four Dating Tips to Sustain Strong Grantmaker-Grantee Relationships

ssir.org — This multi-part series, produced in partnership with Putting Grantees at the Center of Philanthropy Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, tells the story of why and how grantee inclusion is key to effective philanthropy, from both the funder and nonprofit perspectives.

New York City Approves The Lowline, The World’s First Underground Park

fastcoexist.com — The forecast for the planet's future isn't so great lately, so it might be time to start thinking about relocating underground. To help us lead happy lives below grade, we're probably going to need some sort of park land.

Nigeria, You Win! Your Development Plan May Be The 'Best In History'

wpr.org — In 2011, Lariat Alhassan had a business in Abuja, Nigeria. Larclux Paint was the name. She sold house paint. And industrial paint. Textured paint. Paint that fills in cracks in your walls. It was a paint company. But a really small one. "The employee I had was just me.

Nigeria, You Win! Your Development Plan May Be The 'Best In History'

news.wabe.org — In 2011, Lariat Alhassan had a business in Abuja, Nigeria. Larclux Paint was the name. She sold house paint. And industrial paint. Textured paint. Paint that fills in cracks in your walls. It was a paint company. But a really small one. "The employee I had was just me.

Nigeria, You Win! Your Development Plan May Be The 'Best In History'

wfae.org — In 2011, Lariat Alhassan had a business in Abuja, Nigeria. Larclux Paint was the name. She sold house paint. And industrial paint. Textured paint. Paint that fills in cracks in your walls. It was a paint company. But a really small one. "The employee I had was just me.

Nigeria, You Win! Your Development Plan May Be The 'Best In History'

krwg.org — In 2011, Lariat Alhassan had a business in Abuja, Nigeria. Larclux Paint was the name. She sold house paint. And industrial paint. Textured paint. Paint that fills in cracks in your walls. It was a paint company. But a really small one. "The employee I had was just me.

Nigeria, You Win! Your Development Plan May Be The 'Best In History'

kpbs.org — In 2011, Lariat Alhassan had a business in Abuja, Nigeria. Larclux Paint was the name. She sold house paint. And industrial paint. Textured paint. Paint that fills in cracks in your walls. It was a paint company. But a really small one. "The employee I had was just me.

Nigeria, You Win! Your Development Plan May Be The 'Best In History'

wuwm.com — In 2011, Lariat Alhassan had a business in Abuja, Nigeria. Larclux Paint was the name. She sold house paint. And industrial paint. Textured paint. Paint that fills in cracks in your walls. It was a paint company. But a really small one. "The employee I had was just me.

Goats and Soda : NPR

npr.org — In 2011, Lariat Alhassan had a business in Abuja, Nigeria. Larclux Paint was the name. She sold house paint. And industrial paint. Textured paint. Paint that fills in cracks in your walls. It was a paint company. But a really small one. "The employee I had was just me.
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Sep 23, 2016

So many. It's depressing. NYT tool tells you how many times your personal info exposed to hackers?  http://nyti.ms/2ddQF3o 

Sep 22, 2016

RT @euromove: This arrived. Didnt order it. There are no instructions. And nobody knows how to assemble it or even what it's for 🙄 https://t.co/GS4bvZC42c

Sep 22, 2016

José Quiñonez, MacArthur ’genius', for figuring out how to formally track informal lending to build credit scores  http://bit.ly/2cTSHqd 

Sep 22, 2016

@tyeshasnow certainly an evolving puzzle. That's partly why different pollsters have diff formulas

Sep 21, 2016

Another reason not to bow down to polls. Same data. Four pollsters. Four different results.  http://nyti.ms/2cOCySL 

Sep 21, 2016

The demand for Ubers is pretty inelastic. Surge pricing lets Steve Levitt map the real demand curve.  http://on.wsj.com/2cH5j4E 

Sep 21, 2016

Another car hack. And what's keeping us safe is basic human decency, and that the white hats are doing it first.  http://bbc.in/2dgp6Hi 


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