Jarrett Murphy

Jarrett Murphy

Jarrett Murphy is a 2021 Wayne Barrett fellow at Type Investigations and the editor-at-large at City Limits, where he has worked since 2007 and served as executive editor for 10 years. Prior to that, he worked at the Hartford Advocate, CBS News and the Village Voice. His work has appeared in The Nation, the Daily News, Newsday, WNYC and other outlets. Murphy is the co-host of WBAI's Max & Murphy Show and previously was the host of BRIC-TV's Emmy-nominated Straight Up, as well as a regular contributor to the BRIC programs BkLive and 112BK. An adjunct instructor at the CUNY Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, he has also taught reporting at Hunter College and Fordham University. Murphy studied economics at Fordham, the London School of Economics and the New School. He lives in the Bronx with his wife and two sons and is a youth baseball coach and the lead singer/bassist for the band Fort Indy in his spare time.


Bronx DA Bucks Stop-and-Frisk

One thing you can’t say about Robert Johnson is that he has shied away from positions that irritate cops and their allies. Personally opposed to capital punishment, the Bronx district attorney in 1996 withstood incredible public pressure and…

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