JACKIE HAJDENBERG

Investigative journalist and writer. As seen in USA Today, The Detroit Free Press, PBS Frontline and Vox.

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REPORTING PORTFOLIO

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MICHIGAN AWAITS RESULTS IN HISTORIC 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION, SETTING UP FALL CAMPAIGN

August 4, 2020

Contributed reporting to a collaboration between the Detroit Free Press, PBS Frontline, and Columbia Journalism Investigations.

HOW TO RUN A PRIMARY IN A PANDEMIC: MICHIGAN CLERKS GET A CRASH COURSE

August 2, 2020

Contributed reporting to a collaboration between the Detroit Free Press, PBS Frontline, and Columbia Journalism Investigations.

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PITTSBURGH RABBI LEADS PUBLIC FAST AND LEARNING TO MOURN GEORGE FLOYD

June 2, 2020


THE ACCIDENTAL HISTORIAN OF ROOSEVELT ISLAND

May 22, 2020


JOSEPH PULITZER, NELLIE BLY, AND CHANGING ATTITUDES TOWARD PUBLIC HEALTH IN 19TH CENTURY NEW YORK

April 27, 2020


CLIMATE RESILIENCE TAKES THE BACK SEAT IN NYCHA REPAIRS

December 2019


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MOLD AND MISMANAGEMENT AT NYCHA CONTINUE DESPITE FUNDING FOR ROOF REPLACEMENT

November 21, 2019


RAND PAUL VISITS COLUMBIA, MAKES A CASE AGAINST SOCIALISM

November 7, 2019


BROOKLYN STREET FAIR OVERSIGHT COINCIDES WITH EREV ROSH HASHANAH

October 30, 2019


FIRST COMMUNITY BOARD MEETING OF THE YEAR ADDRESSES 2020 CENSUS, NEW TENANTS’ RIGHTS

October 17, 2019


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CONTROVERSIAL PARK SLOPE SHELTER SPARKS AFFORDABILITY DEBATE

October 17, 2019


PARK SLOPE CAFÉ SERVES GOOD SPIRITS ON LABOR DAY

September 25, 2019


DELTA FLORA HORTICULTURE LAUNCHES IN NJ AHEAD OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA BILL

July 1, 2019


ANTI-ICE PROTEST IN NEW YORK RESULTS IN 100 ARRESTS, BLOCKS TRAFFIC ON MAJOR HIGHWAY

August 10, 2019


 

OPINION AND REPORTED ESSAYS

From my Columbia Daily Spectator column, "All the Rest is Commentary," Honeysuckle Magazine, Vox Media, Alma and Medium. Includes op-eds, analysis, and essays.

June 18, 2020

AN OPEN LETTER TO WHITE JEWISH AMERICANS

June 1, 2020

ONE LAST HURRAH

April 10, 2020

WHERE I WAS DURING THE XXXX SHOOTING OF XX/XX/20XX

August 6, 2019

AZIZ ANSARI’S "RIGHT NOW" IS CAUTIOUS OF EXTREME WOKENESS

July 10, 2019

DEAR MICHELLE

April 28, 2016

BARNARD STUDENTS DESERVE A STRONGER SGA

April 14, 2016

AN UN-KOSHER COMMUNION

March 26, 2016

CAMPUS DISCOURSE AND THE PINOCCHIO PROBLEM

March 4, 2016

THE WRITING IS NOT ON THE WALL

March 3, 2016

ESCHEWING THE GOLDEN NUGGET

February 18, 2016

SWEETGREEN AND THE SUGAR TAX

January 2016

WHY I DON'T HAVE A PROBLEM WITH LITTLE "MENINIST" RASCALS

October 22, 2015

 
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NBC PORTFOLIO

Clients include Goya Foods, Cigna, Sentara Healthcare, and MD Anderson Cooper Philadelphia.

During my time at NBC, I wrote and edited 23 articles. In the three years since I've worked there, some of the links to the original pieces have expired or their formatting was corrupted. The links included here are pieces that I wrote. I also selected and edited pictures and created these webpages.

 

TV SPOTS

In response to my Vox essay about the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial, I was interviewed by CBS10 in Tampa, Florida, and Japan's Sunday news show, The Prime. Skip to 31:31 to see me on The Prime!

 
 
 

AUDIO CLIPS & PODCASTS

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DOCUMENTARY VIDEO

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Five things to know about the new antibody test

Everybody's talking about it, but what's the big deal? Here are five things you should know about the new coronavirus antibody test. For Covid 19 Chronicle.

 

We taught our grandmother how to use Zoom!

After a nearly 60-year career teaching Hebrew, my grandmother's latest lesson is in Zoom. For Covid19 Chronicle.

 

Finding your Jewish "Corona Cutie"

To keep himself busy during the coronavirus pandemic, a 23-year-old political science student has found himself setting up over 22,000 Jewish singles over Facebook. For Covid19 Chronicle.

 

Fighting the fight for climate change resilience in Red Hook, Brooklyn

In this short documentary, journalist Jackie Hajdenberg interviews Karen Blondel, a local environmental activist and resident of Red Hook Houses. Red Hook Houses is especially vulnerable to flooding, and as the largest public housing complex in Brooklyn, the risk is even greater.

 

The problem with fare evasion policing and surveillance on the NYC subway system

In this short documentary, journalist Jackie Hajdenberg explores the challenges that come with increased surveillance and policing on the MTA—especially affecting communities of color.

 

CONTACT

Jackie Hajdenberg is based in New York and Central Florida.

407 782 5291

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©2019 by Jackie Hajdenberg.