Lee Hernandez

Lee Hernandez is Morning Edition producer at WNYC.

Lee Hernandez appears in the following:

Three Men Indicted in Killing of Cuomo Aide

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Carey Gabay was killed in 2015 during the annual J'ouvert celebration in Brooklyn. The three men now face murder charges.

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Now that Brexit Is Real, What's Next for U.S. Markets

Friday, June 24, 2016

One of the immediate effects of the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union has been a sharp downturn in global markets. But the future impact in the U.S. is still unclear.

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'Before You Know it, Gays Will be Holding Hands in the Streets'

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Shortly after the Stonewall riots in 1969, WNYC aired a roundtable conversation on gay rights with the head of one of the country's pioneering gay groups.


The Long History of a Police Precinct and an Ultra-Orthodox Community

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Three high-ranking NYPD officers face corruption charges for allegedly accepting gifts from two Brooklyn businessmen who have ties to the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

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Three NYPD Officials Arrested in Widening Corruption Probe

Monday, June 20, 2016

The high-ranking officials include a deputy chief, a sergeant and a deputy inspector. 

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Frank Lloyd Wright Catches a Disease Called Humility

Thursday, June 09, 2016

In an acceptance speech for the gold medal in architecture broadcast on WNYC in 1953 Wright reflected, with great humbleness, on his life as a big time architect.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Reportedly To Exit 'Hamilton'

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Say it ain't so. Miranda who wrote and stars in "Hamilton" says he will move on after his contract expires in July.

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JFK Cracks Jokes About Sweatshops While Dedicating One of Manhattan's Storied Co-Ops

Thursday, May 26, 2016

In May 1962, President John F. Kennedy dedicated the Penn South Co-Ops in Chelsea. His speech didn't sound much different than what you might hear from an elected leader today.


Alexander Hamilton Grabs the Mic at WNYC

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ok, it's not THAT Alexander Hamilton. But in 1956, a descendant of the founding father joined the station to talk about immigration.


POTUS to Deliver Rutgers Commencement

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Rutgers University will be celebrating its 250th anniversary, and its commencement speaker will be none other than President Obama.


You Remind Me of my Jeep: A Vehicular Love Story

Thursday, April 14, 2016

During World War II, WNYC aired a lot of war-related programming, including one show about tender feelings between a soldier and his SUV.

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For Victims of Child Sex Abuse in New York, Justice Can Be Hard to Find

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Advocates for victims of child sex abuse continue to push for changes to New York state laws severely limiting the amount of time a victim has to file charges.


That Time WNYC Used a Ghost to Tell People to Conserve Water

Thursday, March 31, 2016

When the city needed to get folks to cut back on water they produced a hilarious radio play about a man who cops an attitude with a ghost and pays the price.


A-Rod Says He Plans to Retire After 2017 Season

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The 40-year-old slugger, fourth the career home-run list with 687, revealed his intentions Wednesday during an interview with ESPN.


When This Former First Lady Was a DJ on WNYC

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda dropped a freestyle in the Rose Garden, WNYC got presidential when First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt spun some beats on our airwaves in 1957.


Now Batting for Donald Trump...

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A day after former Yankee slugger Paul O'Neill endorsed Trump, ex-Bomber Johnny Damon said he is also backing the GOP front-runner.

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World Trade Center Transit Hub Opens

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The opening comes after years of delays and billions of dollars in cost overruns.

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Donald Trump Wins, But Gov. Chris Christie Trends

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The hashtags #FreeChrisChristie and #Christieface caught fire on social media following Gov. Christie's appearance at Donald Trump's Super Tuesday victory speech.


Before Bernie, There Was Shirley Chisholm

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Before Bernie Sanders' accent turned heads on the campaign trail, Brooklyn's own Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman to seek a major party nomination.

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From Brooklyn to Queens... By Streetcar?

Thursday, February 04, 2016

In his "State of the City" address, Mayor de Blasio proposed a streetcar that would run from Sunset Park to Astoria. But competing priorities could make the project a tough sell.

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