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.
October 20, 2014
Leslie Bright said that the man claiming to be her husband who vanished 20 years ago is a fraud.
October 14, 2014
Rachel Noerdlinger got eight parking tickets since being appointed the first lady's chief of staff.
October 13, 2014
The driver left an easy target for Tyson Beckford's nephew by leaving his engine running, the suit says.
October 10, 2014
Rachel Noerdlinger and her boyfriend were stopped as they drove the wrong way with a minor in their car.
October 7, 2014
12-year-old Maria Herrera hanged herself after being tormented by classmates for more than a year.
October 2, 2014
The group claims the woman is Orthodox Jewish and removing her ventilator is against her faith.
September 26, 2014
Mayor de Blasio said advisor Rachel Noerdlinger and he share the same values.
September 25, 2014
Rachel Noerdlinger, the first lady's chief of staff, lives with an ex-con who rips police on Facebook.