Jillian Weinberger

 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:

America's Dark History of Medical Apartheid

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

From Typhoid Mary to the AIDS epidemic to the Ebola crisis: The language of exclusion has a long history in terms of fighting disease in the United States.

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Is the GOP Losing Its Lock on Kansas?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Kansas has elected Republican senators in every election since 1939. Now the ultimate red state might be poised to elect an independent senator.

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Secrets Revealed in the Race for Oregon Governor

Monday, October 20, 2014

Oregonians will vote this November on whether to send their governor back to office for an unprecedented fourth term. 

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The Future of Politics Reflected in 2014 Midterms

Monday, October 20, 2014

With a high number of retirements and vulnerable incumbents, the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate hangs in the balance this election cycle.

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What a GOP Senate Means for President Obama

Monday, October 20, 2014

How would a Republican-controlled Senate change President Obama's final two years in office? Three political reporters explain what you should expect from a Senate power shift.

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The Country's Most Expensive Senate Race

Monday, October 20, 2014

In the most expensive Senate race in the country, North Carolina Democrat Kay Hagan is running to retain her Senate seat against Republican Thom Tillis.

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What's at Stake in the Battle for the Senate

Monday, October 20, 2014

With Republicans likely holding their majority in the House, this November's Senate races will have a big impact on judicial appointments, Obamacare expansion and the 2016 election.

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Under Her Skin: Stories of Living With Breast Cancer

Saturday, October 18, 2014

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Takeaway is delivering you a special edition of our weekend podcast.

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Cool or Creepy? Kings of Tech Offer to Freeze Eggs for Female Workers

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Apple and Facebook will reimburse female employees who want to freeze their eggs. Is this a new perk, or a strategic move for the companies?

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'Reckoning' with the Past Through Civil Rights Trials

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Many Southern prosecutors have reopened decades-old civil rights-era murders in the last 20 years. The Takeaway examines what these cases tell us about our past, and our present.

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Ebola Spreads in U.S.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A second healthcare worker in Texas has been diagnosed with the disease, and the World Health Organization predicts that there will be 10,000 new Ebola patients per week by December. 

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Church May Shift Outlook on Gays, Divorce

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A report from a meeting of Catholic Bishops, convened to discuss the family and contemporary society, signals a potential shift on divorce and homosexuality.

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Celebrating Indigenous People Instead of Columbus

Monday, October 13, 2014

This year, Minneapolis is celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day for the first time. 

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West Virginia's School to Prison Pipeline

Friday, October 10, 2014

While the youth incarceration rate has decreased dramatically in most states, West Virginia has gone in the opposite direction. One reporter finds out why.

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The Elusive Peace: Steven Pinker Explains Why Violence Has Declined

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Nobel Peace Prize announcement got us thinking: What is the meaning of peace? Steven Pinker, author of "The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined," shares his view. 

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Courage in The Face of Cancer

Friday, October 10, 2014

Anita is one of the three women we're following in our series "Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer." At 55, she's a portrait of a woman who knows herself inside and out.

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ISIS Uses Water As a Weapon in Iraq

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The Islamic State is targeting Iraq's water resources as it fights to take control of the country, flooding some citizens out of their homes.

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Close Shave for the Constitution in Arkansas

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Today the Supreme Court hears Holt v. Hobbs, a case with potentially far-reaching consequences for the rights of inmates. 

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Report: ISIS Weaponry Originated in U.S., China

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

A new report finds that a majority of ISIS's ammunition originated in the U.S., China and Russia -- raising questions about the U.S. strategy against ISIS.

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Despite Drought, California Officials Ignore Water Regulations

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

In the midst of California's drought, a new investigation finds that some of the officials behind the local water restrictions are profligate water users.

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