Alec Hamilton is an Assistant Producer in the WNYC newsroom. She produces Morning Edition and starts her work day very, very early.
Before coming fulltime to WNYC, Alec worked as a reporter for Child Welfare Watch, covering child and family poverty in New York City. She’s a graduate of the masters in urban policy program at the New School and was a 2011 New York Times Institute Education Journalism Fellow. She moved to Brooklyn from New Orleans in 2009, and has also lived in Washington State and northern Mexico.
Alec Hamilton appears in the following:
Monday, April 20, 2015
One environmental lawyer says the city's commercial recycling rate is at the "back of the pack" compared to other rates nationally.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
New York City police say the officer was being assaulted when he drew his weapon during Tuesday's protest against police brutality.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Dr. Andrew Hamilton, vice-chancellor at Oxford University takes over as expansion plans are tied up in court and relations between the administration and faculty are strained.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
When commuting time is added, New Yorkers have the longest work week of people in other major cities. And the less you're paid, the longer your travel time is.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Real estate heir Robert Durst was arrested in New Orleans and charged with murder on Saturday, just one day before the finale of an HBO series in which he appeared to confess to killing.
Friday, March 13, 2015
His colleague, architect Peter Eisenman, called Graves "the consummate artist."
Friday, March 06, 2015
Frank Music Company, on the 10th floor of a Midtown office building, has an antiquated feel—but its economic problems are grounded firmly in the present.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The Central Park Zoo says the first king penguin chick ever hatched in the city is debuting at its Polar Circle exhibit. The chick, for reference, is the fluffy brown one.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A transportation advocacy group says the city needs to overhaul its current system for tolling bridges.
Friday, February 13, 2015
If you're planning to venture outside over the next few days, make sure you grab some extra layers. Wind chills will have New York City feelings like 10 below at times.
Friday, January 30, 2015
More than three decades after the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, a trial is opening today for the man accused of his killing.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Department of Transportation plans to focus on the 16 bridges connecting Northern Manhattan and the Bronx.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
During the 2012-2013 school year, more than 87,000 children in K-5 classrooms missed more than a month of class.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Kaci Hickox was transported to Maine after spending three days in a quarantine tent in Newark. She says her isolation is unjust and will sue if restrictions are not lifted.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A passenger who flew in to Newark Liberty International Airport Tuesday from Liberia via Brussels had been taken in for evaluation.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
New York's Attorney General found that nearly 3/4 of the listings on Airbnb violate the law and hundreds of units are run as illegal hostels, housing multiple people in tight quarters.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
An experimental program that converts New Yorkers' food scraps into natural gas will be expanded.
The pilot program, launched last summer by the city's Department of Environmental Protection, now diverts up to two tons of organic food waste a day to the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint. That will ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A slow-moving storm has deluged towns across Long Island and southeastern Connecticut, leaving as many as 2,000 without power.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
CDC staffing at airports helps city, NYC health commissioner says.