David Cruz
David Cruz
Senior Correspondent

Senior Correspondent David Cruz is an award-winning journalist with a 25-year career in television, radio and newspapers. He began as a correspondent on North Hudson News, a nightly newscast covering Hudson County.

He served as managing editor and editor in chief of the Hudson Reporter newspapers, covering Jersey City, Hoboken and North Hudson County. He wrote the popular Latin Beat column and launched the Union City and West New York editions.

At WBGO-FM, David was part of the award-winning WBGO News team, writing features and commentary for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered (and hosting a few shifts behind the turntables at Jazz 88). He also launched Newark Today, the award-winning call in show with Newark Mayor Cory Booker and has been a frequent guest host for the Brian Lehrer Show and Soundcheck on WNYC.

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Panel reacts to governor’s 2020 budget address
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Panel reacts to governor’s 2020 budget address

Briana Vannozzi, Michael Hill, David Cruz and Michael Aron | Mar 5, 2019

NJTV News correspondents and guests Analilia Mejia and former Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno provide commentary on Gov. Phil Murphy's 2020 budget address.

Murphy tees up budget address in Washington D.C.
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Murphy tees up budget address in Washington D.C.

David Cruz | Mar 1, 2019

At a nearly hour-long off the record sit down with reporters after dinner, the governor gave less, not more, on speculation that a new millionaire's tax is on his agenda and demurred on explaining ...