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:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014
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.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The clue: a Revolutionary white oak.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Police officials said the white flags that appeared this morning atop the bridge had no terrorism or protest connection, but they still consider it a serious matter.
Friday, June 13, 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie danced, cracked jokes and traded good-natured insults with Jimmy Fallon during his appearance on The Tonight Show Thursday night.
In honor of Father's Day, Christie and Fallon started off the show in khaki pants and tucked-in polo shirts to perform a skit on ...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Inspired by Orange Is the New Black, the NYCLU is launching a campaign to draw attention to conditions in prisons in Suffolk County.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
DeLarverie, who worked as a bouncer at several gay nightclubs, punched an undercover police officer at Stonewall after being called a gay slur.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Neighborhood green spaces need more money. Should the city take it from better-funded parks?
Monday, May 12, 2014
The committee investigating corruption among New York State lawmakers is no more, but there's new evidence of what it was honing in on when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo chose to disband it.
The governor ended the Moreland Commission last month as part of a budget deal with state ...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
City Councilman Ruben Wills of Queens has been arrested on charges of misusing public funds, according to an official with knowledge of the case.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Among the hundreds of species on display at the New York Botanical Gardens right now, one particular orchid stands out for its role in history.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
An exhibit that probes the wonders of the human body is moving into a permanent home in Times Square.
"Body Worlds: Pulse" is an exhibit of preserved human bodies with skin and muscles selectively peeled back to display body systems. It's been on display at Discovery Times Square for ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The investigation found that Hollywood Tans claimed tanning can "help your body create vitamin D to prevent cancer."
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Rent-stabilized tenants are hoping for good news from the new members of the Rent Guidelines Board.