Paul DeBenedetto

Weekend Editor @pauldebenedetto pdebenedetto@dnainfo.com

Paul DeBenedetto is a the weekend editor for DNAinfo New York. Previously he covered Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Before coming to DNAinfo, Paul attended the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism, with a concentration in urban reporting. His work has appeared online for NBC New York; in print for City Limits Magazine, the Queens Courier and amNY; and on radio for WBAI.

Paul is a lifelong New Yorker born on Staten Island, where he attended Wagner College and studied computer science. After graduating, he worked at a brokerage firm for five years before quitting to become a journalist.

Fun Fact: Paul collects Christmas LPs. The crown jewel of his collection is a first pressing of "A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector."

Midtown & Theater District »

August 22, 2016

The 29-year-old woman was groped by a fellow commuter heading to Ocean Parkway, police said.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

August 21, 2016

Ashdeep Kaur, 9, was found dead in the bathroom of her Queens home Friday evening.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

August 20, 2016

Ashdeep Kaur, 9, was found dead in the bathroom of her Queens home Friday evening.

St. George & Port Richmond »

August 15, 2016

Daniel Fitzpatrick, 13, committed suicide last week.

New Dorp & South Beach »

August 15, 2016

Daniel Fitzpatrick, 13, was bullied incessantly, and his school did nothing to help, his father said.

South Bronx »

August 14, 2016

Angel Caba was arrested for killing George Silva and an attempted robbery, police said.

Midtown & Theater District »

August 14, 2016

Peak demand for power reached an all-time high Saturday, Con Edison said.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

August 14, 2016

An imam and another man were killed in the shooting at Liberty Avenue and 79th Street.