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.
November 21, 2014
Gwendolyn Phillips claims she had a child with a dead trader.
November 19, 2014
Commissioner Mitchell Silver had sitdowns with celebrities and billionaires about their pet causes.
November 17, 2014
Tenants of buildings on Riverside Drive said their apartments are plagued with problems.
November 13, 2014
Urban Homesteading Assistance Board made the list for a decrepit Hamilton Heights building it co-owns.
November 11, 2014
Eco-friendly contractor Gennaro Brooks-Church just finished building the green treehouse for his kids.
November 6, 2014
A Queens outpost of the famed Chinese monastery claims its instructors are monks exempt from wage laws.
November 4, 2014
A day after DNAinfo asked about the Parks head's inaccessibility, he agreed to meet with one group.
November 3, 2014
In his short tenure as Parks Commissioner, Mitchell Silver has spent time on four different continents.