Jillian Weinberger is a producer for The Takeaway and The Center for Investigative Reporting.
At The Takeaway, Jillian coordinates and produces stories on national and international affairs, law and justice, politics, and the arts. She produced the show’s coverage of the Affordable Care Act case and the same-sex marriage cases at the Supreme Court, and co-produced a three-part series on voters in Lake County, Ohio during the 2012 presidential campaign season. She also produced the show's book club in the summer of 2011. With the The Takeaway team, Jillian plans the show's future news calendar and produces live coverage during breaking news events.
Jillian has also worked as a freelance producer, reporter, and critic for Ms. Magazine, Patch.com, and the WNYC Newsroom, and as a research associate with various nonprofits in New York. In 2013, she received fellowships from the International Center for Journalists and Loyola Law School's Journalist Law School in Los Angeles.
Originally from Cleveland, Jillian holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and lives in San Francisco.
Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
The Illinois state budget expired at midnight on July 1, 2015. If the governor and the legislature refuse to make a deal, the state will face a government shutdown.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The online graduation rate for University of Phoenix stands at just 7.3 percent, but the for-profit school has made more than $1 billion from veterans in the last five years.
Monday, June 29, 2015
As Secretary of State John Kerry negotiates with his Iranian counterparts in Vienna, one former Iranian negotiator weighs in on the prospects for a nuclear deal.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat from Illinois, has introduced legislation to prevent for-profit schools from taking advantage of veterans and taxpayer dollars.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The leader of a white supremacist group that apparently influenced Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof donated thousands of dollars to GOP presidential campaigns.
Monday, June 15, 2015
A new investigation finds that some oil and gas companies may be championing speed over safety, while avoiding responsibility when workers are killed or injured.
Friday, June 12, 2015
A federal appeals court has blocked the release of the last imprisoned "Angola Three" member, Albert Woodfox, who has been in solitary confinement for 43 years.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
As the self-proclaimed Islamic State advances across Northwest Iraq, the country appears to be splitting along ethnic lines.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Before he committed suicide last weekend, Kalief Browder had become a symbol for juvenile justice reform in this country. Here's what government officials should learn from his story.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Two convicts escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility, a prison nicknamed Little Siberia. Here we explore how such prisons are designed and constructed.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Yorkville, Illinois is grappling with sexual abuse allegations against their longtime high school coach and former Congressman Denny Hastert.
Friday, June 05, 2015
The passage of the USA Freedom Act is the first major effort by Congress to reign in the Patriot Act. But the law may never have been passed had it not been for Edward Snowden.
Friday, June 05, 2015
After a new leak from Edward Snowden, millions of current and former government workers were affected by a data breach that has been linked to China.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
The National Cancer Institute will begin a new kind of clinical trial—one that demonstrates a shift in the way researchers think about cancer treatment.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Rep. Jerry Nadler co-sponsored the Patriot Act reform bill. He says that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper should be prosecuted, and Edward Snowden should be pardoned.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Some police officers are taking a back seat and trying to be more "hands off" in response to the wave of negative attention from police-related shootings.
Monday, June 01, 2015
The majority of Iran's population is under the age of 40, and much of the younger generation has a Western outlook—one defined by personal choice rather than religion or politics.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Women who suffer from depression during pregnancy face a difficult question without a clear answer: What's worse for the fetus, a depressed mother or prescription drugs?
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Seven states depend on the Colorado River for water. A new investigation from ProPublica finds that much of the drought is man-made—and subsidized by the federal government.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
In an homage to the slow food movement, an advocate for "slow computing" calls on consumers to understand how their devices and software affect the environment and their fellow man.