WBUR Staff

Dan Mauzy

Managing Editor, Newsroom, WBUR

Dan Mauzy is the former Santa Fe County Bureau Chief for New Mexico’s Rio Grande Sun. It was public radio that got him through countless hours driving through the desert southwest to school board meetings and crime scenes, and eventually he made the switch. He got his start in radio at NPR’s StoryCorps and On the Media.

Dan grew up in Stoneham and lives in Cambridge. He graduated from Vassar College, where he studied literature and mathematics. His reporting on judicial misconduct received a first place award for continuing coverage from the New Mexico Press Association.

Recent stories

Air Force Secretary Praises Mass. Bases, Says Force Is ‘Turning A Corner’ On Sex Assaults

August 24, 2015
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James in the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Deborah Lee James, the secretary of the U.S. Air Force, was in Boston recently for a conference about women veterans and entrepreneurship, and to visit with Massachusetts members of the U.S. Air Force. We talked with her about women in service, the intersection of business and defense, and the long-term future of bases in Massachusetts.

Who Should Vote On A Suffolk Downs Casino?

May 21, 2012
The MassCap horse race in Sept. 2007, at Suffolk Downs in Boston. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole)

As attention now shifts to the casino proposal in East Boston, we’ll talk about who should get to decide if there will be a resort style casino there.

Filmmaker Errol Morris Says ‘Believing Is Seeing’

September 15, 2011
Errol Morris at the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

What we believe informs what we see, not the other way around, according to documentary filmmaker Errol Morris.

Patrick Proposes De-Privatizing Public Defense

January 27, 2011

Currently in Massachusetts, 90 percent of court appointed legal cases are handled by some 3,000 private attorneys called bar advocates. As part of an overhaul of the state’s public defending system, Gov. Patrick has proposed hiring a permanent staff of 1,000 public defenders.

Focusing On Kindergarten

September 23, 2010
(woodleywonderworks/Flickr)

How important is elementary school? Researchers have found that a student’s experience in kindergarten has a measurable impact on success later in life.

Unemployment's Massachusetts Roots

September 06, 2010

On this Labor Day, we look back at the long history of unemployment. It turns out the modern experience of joblessness first started in Massachusetts in the 1800s — long before the Great Depression.

U.S. Senate Set To Extend Jobless Benefits

July 20, 2010

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote Tuesday to extend unemployment benefits to millions of out-of-work Americans until the end of November. We check in with WBUR’s Curt Nickisch to see how the vote affects Massachusetts workers.

The City Has A Wild Side

June 16, 2010
A coyote eyes in prey (gophers) in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Jean-Guy Dallaire/Flickr)

Raccoons have long been a common city resident. But in the past few years we’ve seen turkeys in Brookline and coyotes in Cambridge. That intersection of urban and wild often causes us to encounter animals we’re not used to — or comfortable with. We talk to two wildlife specialists about how we can best coexist.

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