Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC.
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:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The state's attorney general says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in New York City are illegal. The company says local laws should be changed to accommodate the sharing economy.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
In 2050, a storm comparable to Sandy could cause $90 billion of damage. That's 4.5 times the damage the storm inflicted in 2012—equal to the entire economy of Ecuador.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
The controversial short-term rental website Airbnb will soon be legal in its own hometown, San Francisco.
Friday, September 19, 2014
A waiting game to get one's hands on Apple's latest gadgets.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
New research on a 19th-century storm suggests Sandy was bad but not exceptional.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Beverly Ann Griffin said her son Bradley Ballard died because he was held in solitary confinement for seven days and denied food and medication.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
New York City startups are encouraging users to be net activists.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Tough questions at a beauty contest for casino license applicants.
Monday, September 08, 2014
The rate of water leaks, heat outages and vermin has risen fast in NYC housing projects.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Men who claim they were abused as teenagers are barred from suing for damages.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Gays marched in the 1991 parade, but they weren't invited back. Here's why.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
New Jersey teams up with a labor union to help laid-off casino workers.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.
Monday, August 25, 2014
New Yorkers could be the losers in a mega-merger of two communications giants, according to Mayor de Blasio.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Despite the $40 million settlement with the five men wrongfully convicted in the rape of a jogger in Central Park in 1989, there's no formula for how we compensate people imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Uber, the service that lets you order a taxi or car service through your phone, is agreeing to limit price spikes during emergencies and natural disasters.
Monday, July 07, 2014
Land banks are public entities created to revive vacant or tax-foreclosed properties. The small city of Newburgh on the Hudson River has been trying to revitalize itself using a land bank.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
The federal program, which would pay for catastrophic damage if a U.S. city was attacked again, is up for renewal this year and some have begun to worry that it may be in trouble.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
A report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer shows the office workforce in Manhattan is now less white, less black, and less female, than it was in 1990.
Stringer’s analysis, comparing 1990 and 2012, shows that women workers comprise a slightly smaller percent of the total workforce (48.2 percent ...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Advocates and elected officials say Albany can improve New Yorkers' phone and internet service.