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Richard Hake

Since 1992, Richard Hake has worked as News Host and Reporter at WNYC. His live and produced radio feature segments range from hard breaking news to cultural and artistic sound portraits. Richard’s work has been heard both nationally and locally on the NPR programs, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, All Things Considered and On The Media. His voice is regularly heard during on air fundraisers and as fill in host for various WNYC shows.

Richard Hake appears in the following:

Former Cuomo Aide Facing Federal Charges

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The federal investigation into Gov. Cuomo's "Buffalo Billions" initiative has yielded bribery and fraud charges against nine people — including a former top aide to the governor.

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A Nation Engaged: Getting Young People Work

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

This week, WNYC and NPR are looking at how to create economic opportunities for more Americans. Today, what can be done for young people who have a lack of work experience or training?

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The Chelsea Bombing Suspect Is in Police Custody. Now, He Enters The Legal System

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Former federal judge Nancy Gertner breaks down what might happen to Ahmad Rahami now.

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A Nation Engaged: The State of New York's Higher Education

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

With the presidential election approaching, WNYC looks at how education can help spur economic opportunity for more New Yorkers.

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A Nation Engaged: The State of New York Manufacturing

Monday, September 19, 2016

In partnership with NPR, WNYC is asking how the U.S. can create economic opportunity for more Americans. First up, manufacturing. What jobs exist for New Yorkers?

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Inspired by Mariners on 9/11, One Photographer Found a Passion

Friday, September 09, 2016

Carolina Salguero talks about how the September 11 attacks set her on a path to advocate for the city's waterfront.

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Fall Arts Preview: A 24-Hour Performance and the Muppets Take Queens

Friday, September 09, 2016

A look at performances, parties and exhibits you won't want to miss this fall.

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Fall Arts Preview: Celebrities, Plays and Great Shows Off Broadway

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Move over Hamilton! You've got competition. The 2016-17 theater season is starting and you'll want to stand in line for some of these productions.

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Fall Arts Preview: Women Rule Ballet and Indian Dance Comes to the City

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Several female choreographers make their New York City ballet debut, while Indian music will merge with Memphis street dance at City Center — plus other performances to look forward to.

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Fall Arts Preview: From Inuit Throat Singing to Bruce Springsteen

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Pharell Williams takes over BAM, "The Boss" releases a new record and Queens puts on a world class music festival — plus other music to look forward to this fall.

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Hasidic Investors Make Big Deals in Brooklyn Real Estate

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A review of property records shows investors from Brooklyn's Hasidic Jewish community have spent $2.5 billion on acquisitions in five neighborhoods. 

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Primary Preview: Two Manhattan Races to Watch

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ten Democratic candidates total are on the ballot in the state legislative primary contests in Assembly District 65 in lower Manhattan and Senate District 31 in upper Manhattan.

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Will Clinton's Debate Strategy Change After Trump's Staffing Shakeup?

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The first presidential debate is less than a month away, and now the GOP contender has surrounded himself with conservatives known for their blistering attacks against the Clintons.

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Clinton Fields Questions from Black, Hispanic Journalists

Friday, August 05, 2016

At a convention for black and Hispanic journalists, the Democratic nominee for president provided reporters a rare opportunity: a chance to ask her questions at a press conference.

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Gender Wage Gap Persists in New York City

Friday, August 05, 2016

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James says women of color and older women are especially affected.

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New Yorkers Weigh in on New NYPD Commissioner

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Chief James O'Neill is coming in at a time when tensions between police and communities of color are still high.

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Two Thousand Pigeons Illuminate the Night

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Duke Riley’s “Fly By Night” public art project sends trained pigeons aloft over the East River with tiny LED lights on their legs.

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Previewing the 2016 Baseball Season

Monday, April 04, 2016

Baseball's Opening Day is upon us — and Sports Illustrated senior editor Emma Span previewed the upcoming season with WNYC.

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Review: New Takes on Theater Classics

Friday, April 01, 2016

Several new productions on and off-Broadway re-imagine classic plays in new, vibrant ways.

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Review: Edgar Degas’s Fingerpaintings

Friday, March 25, 2016

A new exhibit at MoMA reveals a more modern and experimental artist than his reputation suggests.

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