This week on the QNS podcast: Melinda Katz officially becomes Queens’ DA, a boy is killed by a sanitation truck driver in Corona and an interview with Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas


Welcome back to the QNS Podcast, a weekly look at the week’s biggest Queens news. Hosted by Jacob Kaye and reporter Angélica Acevedo, each show takes a look at the week’s most important stories from across the borough.

This week on the show – we go to Melinda Katz’s inauguration, a 10-year boy was killed after being struck by the driver of a sanitation truck in Corona and we speak with Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas about her legislative wins from last year, her plans for 2020 and her bid for reelection.

This episode was written by Jacob Kaye and Angélica Acevedo. Jacob Kaye and Angélica Acevedo are the co-hosts. Jacob Kaye edited and mixed the episode. Our reporters include Bill Parry, Carlotta Mohammed, Jacob Kaye, Jenna Bagcal, Max Parrott and Angélica Acevedo. Our editor is Zach Gewelb. Music by Blue Dot Sessions. Published by Schneps Media.