In the lead up to the 2018 midterms, I’ve been reporting for the WNYC podcast, The United States of Anxiety hosted by Kai Wright. The focus of this season is gender + power + midterms.
- My story, Episode 1: The Dream Was Not Mine, starts the season off and focuses on domestic abuse, the White House and Jennifer Willoughby, a woman who found herself accidentally in the news, and is now using her 15 minutes to speak out about domestic abuse. (This is the short version featured in the news.)
- We’ve also been collaborating with ProPublica and their ad tracker to look at how candidates are using gender to target voters.
- I also reported a story about a group of progressive, Texan women who are organizing — in secret — out of fear of retaliation from their neighbors – Episode 7: The Women of Texas’s Secret Resistance
- And lastly, I was taking the 1 train uptown during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings and spotted this couple: