Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC and is the host of "The Season."
He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.
Ilya Marritz appears in the following:
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Neighbors in Crown Heights, Brooklyn got together, 25 years after bitter racial strife divided the community.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The mall which is operated by Westfield, contains 365,000 square feet of shopping and cost $4 billion in public money to build — twice the original projection.
Friday, August 12, 2016
One teenager in three is working a summer gig. That means the portion of teens with jobs has dropped by half since the 80’s.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
After years of delay, the developer of a planned 2.9 million square foot shopping center known as American Dream has begun to explain how they plan to finish construction.
Monday, August 08, 2016
The developer of the stalled construction site known as American Dream is about to get a big infusion of cash.
Friday, August 05, 2016
While you sit daydreaming about your next vacation, consider this: more than half the country’s workers don’t use all their paid time off.
Friday, July 29, 2016
As Germany continues to receive record numbers of refugees, far Right groups are harnessing anti-immigrant (and anti-media) sentiment to expand their cause.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
A government probe has already turned up some evidence of suspicious activity.
Monday, July 25, 2016
While many people still think of Verizon as a phone business, it has other ambitions.
Friday, July 01, 2016
Under the new rules, people who list their apartments on sites like Airbnb could face stiff fines.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
More than a decade ago, Signature Theatre made a bold move to diversify its audiences. The theory: you could get a broader mix of patrons by lowering prices.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Voters in the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union, sending world financial markets into turmoil. The move will be felt in our area too.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
NPR follows the trail of a big bribe on the other side of the world until it reaches an unassuming apartment in Manhattan. This offers a glimpse into how money laundering works and why it is especially hard to unravel when dirty money becomes luxury real estate.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Today's fine arts grads are emerging into a job market that increasingly resembles the “gig economy,” full of freelancers and independent contractors, but precious few steady jobs.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Tens of thousands of striking Verizon workers will likely be back on the job next week.
Monday, May 16, 2016
More than a month after tens of thousands of
Verizon workers went on strike, customers seem to be feeling the consequences.
Board of Public Utilities reports a 56 percent increase in complaints relating to Verizon's copper wire phone service. From the beginning of the strike last ...
Friday, May 13, 2016
Audiences are getting a chance to see the show before it officially opens later this month. What do they think?
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Cirque du Soleil's plans for a Broadway show pose professional, creative and physical risks.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Canadian circus company, with outposts in Las Vegas and Dubai, aims to plant a flag in New York.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Tickets to "Hamilton" are almost impossible to come by. But there is a way, if you know a guy.