Nigel Chiwaya

Reporter/Producer @seenigel nchiwaya@dnainfo.com

Nigel Chiwaya is a reporter/producer for DNAinfo, covering Washington Heights and Inwood.

A native of Springfield Gardens, Nigel previously worked at the Queens Ledger/Brooklyn Star newspaper group. While there he reported on sports; from little league baseball to the first Mets game at Citi Field. Nigel also covered the smartphone industry at HTCPedia.com.

Nigel earned his master’s degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, studied Communication Arts at New York Institute of Technology, and survived the New York Times Student Journalism Institute.

Nigel and his wife live with their cat in Harlem.

Fun Fact: Nigel was a child when the Yankees won the 1996 World Series. As a result, he knew that the Yankees were good long before he knew that New York had a second baseball team, let alone one in Queens.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

July 30, 2014

MAP: 52 Pedestrians Hit by Cars on West End Ave. in Past 2 Years

The city is preparing to unveil new safety plans Thursday for the residential corridor.

Midtown & Theater District »

July 17, 2014

QUIZ: What Should You Do This Weekend?

There's plenty to do outdoors, but it can be hard to decide what to choose. Our quiz can help.

Downtown »

July 14, 2014

INTERACTIVE CHART: See How Your City Council Member Spent Your Tax Money

DNAinfo New York mapped how City Council members doled out their discretionary funds.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

July 4, 2014

2 Chainz and Fabolous to Visit La Marina July 4 Weekend, but No Nicki Minaj

Event organizers said Nicki Minaj would host an event but the superstar called the claim "fraudulent."

Washington Heights & Inwood »

June 30, 2014

Elizabeth Ritter Ends State Senate Bid as Boss Espaillat Enters Race

Elizabeth Lorris Ritter said she was "fully supportive" of Adriano Espaillat's reelection bid.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

June 30, 2014

Inwood Assemblywoman Pleads Guilty to Marriage and Bankruptcy Fraud

Gabriela Rosa admitted to marrying only for immigration reasons in 1996.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

June 27, 2014

A Train Service Suspended Above 168th Street for 4 Weekends

A train stations north of 168th Street will be skipped on weekends starting late Friday.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

June 26, 2014

Robert Jackson Displays Soccer Skills While Launching State Senate Bid

"Action Jackson" will fight to represent Washington Heights.