Lee Hernandez

Lee Hernandez is Morning Edition producer at WNYC.

Lee Hernandez appears in the following:

The Hits Keep Coming: More Delays for NJ Transit Riders

Friday, July 24, 2015

For the fourth day this week, some NJ Transit riders moving in and out of Penn Station are experiencing lengthy delays due to power problems.

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Deeper Issues Behind This Week's NJ Transit Delays

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Problems with Amtrak's overhead wires caused big headaches for riders this week. But the larger issue is the consequence of years of underinvestment in the rail system.

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Sesame Street Says Goodbye to Longtime Resident

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Sonia Manzano, who played the shop owner "Maria", is retiring after 44 years on the program.


Weather For the People

Thursday, June 25, 2015

WNYC is looking for people to help cover the weather in a way that goes beyond degrees and gets to the practical side of how weather affects every aspect of our lives.

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Amtrak Engineer Not On Phone At Time of Crash

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Investigators say the engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn't using his phone just before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month.


Feds Investigating Correction Union President

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

A subpoena obtained by the New York Times reveals a tangled web of power and money surrounding Norman Seabrook, head of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association.


City Prepares to Dump Rikers Health Provider

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The city is terminating its contract with Tennessee-based Corizon, following a string of inmate deaths.


Staten Island DA Race Takes Shape

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Republican Joan Illuzzi and Democrat Michael McMahon will vie for the seat vacated by now-Congressman Dan Donovan.

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Politicians Keep Fundraising, Even Without Campaigns

Friday, May 22, 2015

It's not illegal. But it can be confusing.


Columbia Student Who Carried Mattress Everywhere Ends Protest

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Emma Sulkowitz lugged a mattress around campus for a year to protest the university's handling of her sexual assault complaint.

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The Amtrak Engineer Who Was Behind the Controls

Friday, May 15, 2015

Brandon Bostian's friends described him as a life-long train enthusiast — a passion he eventually parlayed into a career.


The Big Tony Nomination Surprise

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

WNYC's theater critic looks at who made it — and who didn't.


Subway Ridership Hits 65-Year High

Monday, April 20, 2015

The MTA says 1.75 billion people rode the subway in 2014, and Brooklyn riders are leading the way.

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The Bible and Pakistan in a Brooklyn Gallery

Sunday, April 19, 2015

A new show by art students features sculpture, painting and other media set around the theme of finding a sense of place connected to where the artists are from.


Report: State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and Son Under Investigation

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The New York Times reports that prosecutors and FBI investigators are looking into whether Skelos used his influence to award a contract to a company that employed his son. 

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Clearing Court Backlog is Next on Mayor's List of Rikers Reforms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Mayor de Blasio hopes to resolve long standing cases and institute better coordination between the city, courts and attorneys to create a smoother process.


NYPD Officer Caught on Video Shouting Profanities at Uber Driver

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

During a traffic stop on the West Side Highway, the officer can be heard on video mocking the driver and using profanity. 

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Comedy Central Picks New Host for 'The Daily Show'

Monday, March 30, 2015

Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, will replace outgoing host Jon Stewart.

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Winter Just Won't Quit

Friday, March 20, 2015

It's now officially spring, but you wouldn't know it. The New York metro area is expected to get as much as 6 inches of snow through Friday night.


City Housing Policy Reviewed For Possible Civil Rights Violations

Friday, February 20, 2015

At issue is the city's policy to put aside 50 percent of affordable housing units to people who already live in the neighborhood.