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Ilya Marritz

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.

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Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Can Bernie Make Inroads with Young, Non-White Voters?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

At Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, many students are just beginning to pay attention to the presidential race.

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New York City Hit by Worst Flooding Since Sandy

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

And it may get worse, said a professor who studies storm surges.

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The Flooding No One Saw Coming

Monday, February 08, 2016

A mild snowstorm brings high waters to neighborhoods on Jamaica Bay.

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De Blasio Orders New Safety Measures on Cranes

Sunday, February 07, 2016

The mayor has a plan to increase safety on construction sites.

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Despite Stock Market Swoon, 2015 Was a Great Year for Jobs in Our Area

Thursday, January 21, 2016

New York and New Jersey saw strong job growth last year.

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A Deliciously Bad Review of Per Se

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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On Wednesday, the New York Times' restaurant critic Pete Wells downgraded Thomas Keller's Per Se from four stars to two, shocking some, surprising many, and delighting others.

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After Rush of New City ID Holders, 160,000 Join Cultural Institutions

Thursday, December 31, 2015

People found lots of uses for city-issued ID in the card's first year of existence.

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A Pay Bump for Restaurant Workers Comes Right Before the New Year

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

New York restaurant owners have to pay their workers more starting Dec. 31.

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Trump and Terrorism: Two Views from Saudi Students in New York

Friday, December 11, 2015

For foreign students from the Muslim world, recent news events in America offer a lot of fodder for conversation with friends and family at home.

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New York Gun Owners Talk Safety, Regulation and the Law

Sunday, December 06, 2015

New York gun owners deal with some of the nation's strictest firearms laws, and some say they're okay with that.

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After Two Years As Losers, A Football Team Attempts A Major Turnaround

Friday, November 27, 2015

Some college football teams play to sold-out crowds in colossal stadiums. Then there's the Columbia University Lions, a squad that lost every game for two years straight. This fall, a new coach has been trying to help the Lions start winning again.

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Year One

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

With all ten games of the 2015 season behind them, there's just one question left for the Columbia Lions: Was this year a turnaround?

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And the Band Plays On

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Columbia University Marching Band is loud, irreverent, and not all that great at music. They're also the only students in the stands for every single football game the Lions play.

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Episode 9: Moral Victory

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Lions are quick to tell you that they don't believe in "moral victories." In football you either win or lose, with no gray area in between. But it's not so simple in real life.

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Episode 8: 'The Worst Part About Our Sport'

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Everybody knows football is a tough, violent sport. The game has gotten safer, but it still poses big, long-term risks for the young men who play it.

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Episode 7: Necessary Toughness

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Columbia Lions need "mental toughness" if they're going to turn their record around. But what does that even mean?

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Episode 6: The Bagnoli Bowl

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Everything's been building to this: Al Bagnoli's new team, the Columbia Lions, face Al Bagnoli's old team, the University of Pennsylvania Quakers.

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Columbia's Football Season Is Looking Up

Monday, October 19, 2015

In the new WNYC podcast The Season, host Ilya Marritz and producer Matt Collette have tracked the Columbia football team as it started the season on a 21-game losing streak.

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How To Turn Around A Losing Streak

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Ilya Marritz and Matt Collette discuss their new WNYC podcast, "The Season," chronicling one season of Columbia University's football team, which has not won a game in 2 years.

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Episode 5: It Happened

Thursday, October 15, 2015

We won’t be coy about this — Columbia football won last Saturday, snapping a 24-game losing streak. It’s not surprising some champagne was sprayed afterwards.

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