Investigative and General Reporting Resources

 

Trump Tower Fire Victim

 A tenant dies in Trump Tower fire. You get assigned to cover the fire. Who do call? What do you?

NYPD Info

 

Who do you call, or email to get information?

dcpi@nypd.org

  • Deputy Commissioner, Public Information
  • One Police Plaza – Room 1320
New York, N.Y. 10038
Attn: DCPI
  • Fax: (646) 610-8795 / 5856
  • Voice: (646) 610-6700

 

FDNY 

  

NYFD

Office of Public Information    718 999-2058 (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

ON THE SCENE:

 

Fire in Trump Tower Daily News Photo 

LOOK FOR THE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER FROM DCPI AND THE NYFD.

 TALK TO THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE BUILDING OR WHO ARE ON THE STREET.

WE CALL THIS: M.O.S. OR MOS

 MAN ON THE STREET INTERVIEWS

 THEY BECOME YOUR SOTS

 WHO ELSE DO YOU NEED TO CONTACT:

 INJURED FIREFIGHTER TAKEN BY HELICOPTER TO LUTHERAN MEDICAL CENTER

 HOSPITAL MEDIA CONTACT: Nicole Hyland
Public Relations and Media Coordinator, Lutheran HealthCare
nhyland@lmcmc.com
Work: 718-630-7414
Pager: 718-630-7243 x3874

 INJURED POLICE OFFICER ESCORTED TO WEIL CORNELL-NY HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

HOSPITAL MEDIA CONTACT:

212-821-0560 (NYP/Weill Cornell) or 212-305-5587 (NYP/Columbia).

WHAT ABOUT THE BUILDING? IS THERE AN ISSUE WITH THE ELEVATOR, OR SMOKE DETECTORS?

WHICH CITY AGENCY WOULD YOU CALL TO FIND OUT?

 NYC Department of Buildings

Press Office at (212) 393-2126.

Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)  For media inquiries, call (212) 863-6300

Mayor De Blasio’s Press Office

pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov

(212) 788-2958

City Council Person for the District- Ben Kallos Press@BenKallos.com

Press Contacts. City Council.

Press Office, 212 788 7116, press@council.nyc.gov.

 

Governor and State Legislature include $254 million for subway repairs.

Governor Cuomo Tours Subway Repair Shop.png

WHO DO YOU CALL?

STATE ASSEMBLYPERSON

 Contact Public Information: (518) 455-4218

 STATE SENATOR

 Telephone: Office of State Senator

https://www.nysenate.gov/senators-committees

 GOVERNOR’S OFFICE

 Contact Information:

Governor’s Press Office

NYC Press Office: 212.681.4640

Albany Press Office: 518.474.8418

press.office@exec.ny.gov

 

Investigations

Who do you call and where do you look for a good investigative story?

http://seethroughny.net/pensions   New York State data on salaries and pensions

http://www1.nyc.gov/site/hpd/about/hpdonline.page   New York City Housing and Building code violations

https://compstat.nypdonline.org/2e5c3f4b-85c1-4635-83c6-22b27fe7c75c/view/89  New York City Crime statistics

https://enforcedata.dol.gov/views/search.php  OSHA, U.S. Labor Department Violations

https://www.labor.ny.gov/ride-safety/amusement-county-list.asp  Rides and Amusement Parks

Finding Statistics

You can start with Statista.com.

https://www.statista.com/statistics/264810/number-of-monthly-active-facebook-users-worldwide/

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