Jim O'Grady Jim O'Grady is a contributor to NPR's Planet Money podcast.
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Jim O'Grady

Jim O'Grady

Reporter, Planet Money

Jim O'Grady is a contributor to NPR's Planet Money podcast.

He worked for 11 years as a reporter and editor at WNYC. He's the host of the nine-episode podcast Blindspot: The Road to 9/11, a co-production of HISTORY and WNYC Studios.

He was a reporter for The New York Times for six years.

He is a Moth GrandSLAM storytelling champion. His story about fake mobsters in Staten Island was featured on This American Life. His New York Times essay about telling effective stories to a live audience is taught in college classes.

He's the author of two biographies: Disarmed and Dangerous: The Radical Lives and Times of Daniel and Philip Berrigan and Dorothy Day: With Love for the Poor.

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Thursday

'Straight Line Crazy' explores power broker Robert Moses' legacy

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Wednesday

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A SWIFT getaway

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Wednesday

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You asked for real raises, free shipping, and a special delivery

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Wednesday

Witnesses Describe NYC Bike Path Attack

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Sunday

5 Years After Hurricane Sandy, A Neighborhood Is Largely Deserted

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Islander Fans Already Miss Their 'Wonderful Dump' Of A Stadium

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Saturday

In New York, Some Police Funeral Rites Go Back To The Civil War

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Wednesday

Stephen Drimalas stands outside his former home in Staten Island's Ocean Breeze neighborhood. He rebuilt his home after Superstorm Sandy but recently decided to sell it to the state of New York. Jennifer Hsu/WNYC hide caption

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After The Waves, Staten Island Homeowner Takes Sandy Buyout

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Friday

Derek Jeter Leaves Yankee Stadium A Winner

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Thursday

Derek Jeter smiles during a game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sept. 18. The Yankee captain, who retires at the end of this season, joined the 3,000-hit club in 2011. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Jeter The Hero: Yankee Shortstop Plays His Final Home Game Tonight

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Saturday

America's Obsession With Sharks Has A Long History

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Tuesday

Emotional Trauma Part Of Hurricane Sandy's Lasting Damage

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