Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman is the Business and Culture Editor for WNYC News. He regularly reports on local and national business stories and hosts WNYC's weekly finance segment, Money Talking. Charlie joined the station in 2010.

Prior to WNYC, Charlie worked at ABC News for nearly 16 years. For more than five years, he oversaw the Business News Unit during the financial meltdown and recession. Prior to that, he was Deputy Bureau Chief in the Los Angeles Bureau and Producer in the Miami Bureau. 

In 2003, Charlie helped set up ABC News’ operations in Baghdad, Iraq. He began his career at ABC News in the Washington Bureau in 1994. Charlie has won a Business Emmy and shared an Alfred I. DuPont and a Peabody Award with the ABC News division for coverage of September 11, 2001.

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Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Ivanka Trump: Made in Asia

Friday, July 21, 2017

President Trump wants to bring manufacturing jobs back to the United States. But what do his family's business practices say about what it would take to do that?

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City Unveils Culture Plan to Increase Inclusion, Diversity

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

CreateNYC is the result of months of focus groups and feedback from nearly 200,000 New Yorkers.

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Unique Performance to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Ballet 'Jewels'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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Three international companies — the Bolshoi Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet and the New York City Ballet — will each perform one act in the same theater where Jewels premiered in 1967.

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Martin ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli on Trial

Friday, July 14, 2017

But not for raising the price of a life saving drug by 5,000%. Instead, he's being tried for securities fraud. What could his case say about prosecuting white collar crimes?

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Trump Tariffs and Trade Wars

Friday, July 07, 2017

As the President sits down with global leaders this week, he’s also reportedly considering slapping a tariff on steel imported into the US. Could this spark a global trade war?

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Episode 9: Nixon's Enemies

Friday, June 23, 2017

Richard Nixon felt he was surrounded by enemies. So he had a list drawn up and then wanted to use the power of the federal government to go after them.

The Bumpy Road Ahead for Uber

Friday, June 23, 2017

Travis Kalanick’s resignation this week as CEO of Uber marks the end of one tumultuous ride for the company. What's next for the app that dreamed of changing the face of transportation?

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MTA Board Holds Contentious Hearing, But Has Few Subway Solutions

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The MTA held a nearly five-hour board meeting. The usually cordial gathering got heated over issues related to the governor.

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Rolling Back Bank Regulations

Friday, June 16, 2017

The Trump administration is proposing to revise and change financial regulations put in place after the Great Recession. House Republicans want to go even further.

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Performances That Mix Visual Art and Dance

Thursday, June 15, 2017

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A dance company from L.A., a psychedelic work on Governors Island, and a video installation featuring dancers moving really slow. Just some of the performances to check out this month.

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How'd Infrastructure Week Go?

Friday, June 09, 2017

While James Comey led the headlines this week, President Trump spent his time promoting a plan to rebuild the nation's roads and highways with the help of private investment.

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Upfront About the Future of Network TV

Friday, May 19, 2017

Executives from the major TV networks were in New York to promote their shows for the fall to advertisers in what's known as the upfronts. What's the future of broadcast TV?

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'Bone-Breaking' Dance FLEXN Returns to Park Avenue Armory

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Brooklyn-born dance style flex mixes art and social activism to explore issues around justice in America.

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Lumps and Bumps: The Avant-Garde Designer Rei Kawakubo

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Met Museum's spring show at the Costume Institute highlights the creative force behind the label Comme des Garçons. She's been challenging our ideas of fashion for her entire career.

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Review: How Not to Handle Your Art Career.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Florine Stettheimer was a great painter who couldn’t deal with it.

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Is France Heading for a Frexit?

Friday, May 05, 2017

French citizens will choose between independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen.

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Serious, Complex Musicals Star in the Tony Nominations

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

"Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" got 12 nominations, but "Dear Evan Hansen" is favored to win best new musical.

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Trump Unveils Plan to Cut Taxes, Who Will Benefit?

Friday, April 28, 2017

Many presidents before him have tried — and failed — to enact tax reform. For his plan to succeed, there's going to be negotiations.

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New York City Ballet Celebrates the Future of Ballet

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The "Here/Now Festival" features 43 ballets from 22 choreographers created for the company during the past 25 years.

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Reviewing Trump's First 100 Days in Office

Friday, April 21, 2017

Sure, it's an arbitrary number, but it's become a way to assess a new President's early successes, failures and leadership style. So, like Mayor Koch used to say, "How am I doin'?"

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