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

Cory Booker looks to connect with black voters
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Cory Booker looks to connect with black voters

David Cruz | Apr 18, 2019

In Atlanta, the epicenter of the nation's black cultural elite, Booker was well-received, even if students from historically black colleges and universities were not quite prepared to go all in for ...

Murphy slams NJ Transit Wrestlemania response

Murphy slams NJ Transit Wrestlemania response

David Cruz | Apr 8, 2019

It was like Super Bowl 48 all over again.

Wrestlemania fans at MetLife Stadium got a taste of transit mayhem after the mayhem in the ring was all done, waiting for hours in the rain for too few NJ ...