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James Fanelli's byline has appeared in nearly all the city's tabloids.
Before joining DNAinfo, he spent two years at the Daily News, first as a general assignment reporter and then as an assistant city editor overseeing the courts and transit beats.
Before the News, he worked for four years at the New York Post as a Sunday enterprise reporter. He's also worked as an editor at amNewYork and the Queens Courier and has freelanced for Newsday.
He grew up in Long Island and graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and Holy Cross College.
September 23, 2014
Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo backed a proposal by a nonprofit who hired her disgraced nephew.
September 19, 2014
James got $4,000 from developers, then wrote them a letter of support to the city.
September 17, 2014
Physicist Matthew Williamson was approved for a permit to study radiation in Central Park in June.
September 15, 2014
Fefita La Grande, who was banned from entering the U.S. for 13 years, also got help from Rep. Rangel.
September 12, 2014
The Empire State Development Corporation has filed an eminent domain petition in Brooklyn Supreme Court.
September 8, 2014
Lewis David Zagor made a fortune investing, but he lived in an apartment full of boxes and tchotchkes.
September 5, 2014
A tree protection plan shows that London plane trees will suffer during the rehab.
September 4, 2014
Education workers with no inspection experience were given crash course on pre-K walk-throughs.