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.

Posts by: David Cruz

From the loyal opposition
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From the loyal opposition

David Cruz | Apr 1, 2020

Republicans tread lightly during the current coronavirus crisis, but still push back on some Murphy policies.

Photos from a pandemic
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Photos from a pandemic

David Cruz | Mar 20, 2020

An essay by Senior Correspondent David Cruz with photos from Thomas E. Franklin and NJTV News journalists in the field illustrate the dramatic changes to life in New Jersey as the coronavirus crisis ...