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.
May 28, 2015
The city tabled a vote on the tax break after DNAinfo asked about accusations of short-changing workers.
May 26, 2015
Joyce Kacin said Woodstock Tower's board asked her to bring her young son to her interview.
May 19, 2015
Asmaa Abdalla said a worker called her a "terrorist b----" after she cited religious belief.
May 14, 2015
Civilian Complaint Review Board filed a petition to get Staten Island DA to hand over Garner evidence.
May 12, 2015
Kevin Hembrick and his mother, Jacqueline, say they're the victims of deed fraud and harassment.
May 5, 2015
The roof of the Barclays Center will eventually be covered in 135,000 square feet of sedum.
May 4, 2015
The Mets are locked in a legal battle with former security staffers who say they were fired unfairly.
April 29, 2015
Michael Kneitel says he moved between cars because it was an emergency — a man was urinating.