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:

As Newark Prepares to Take Control of Its Schools, a Former Superintendent Looks Back

Thursday, September 14, 2017

After 22 years of state control, Newark is poised to take back its schools

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Fall Arts Preview: Pina Bausch's Early Work Returns and Dancing to Coltrane

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Bausch's company returns to BAM to perform the work that introduced her to American audiences. And turning "A Love Supreme" into movement.

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Fall Arts Preview: Centennial Celebrations and Final Journeys

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

This fall, music from two of the 20th century’s greatest American musicians as well as 3-D operas, adventurous songwriting, and the Final Journey World Tour of a groundbreaking band.

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Fall Arts Preview: The Boss and SpongeBob Come to Broadway

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

This week, WNYC is previewing the fall arts season. Joe Dziemianowicz, theater critic at the Daily News, reviews some of the highlights of the upcoming season, both On and Off Broadway.

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City Council Races 2017: Progressives and Social Conservatives Clash

Monday, September 11, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 14.

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City Council Races 2017: Tensions Rise Among Immigrants

Friday, September 08, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 38.

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City Council Races 2017: Talent in Brownsville

Thursday, September 07, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 41.

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City Council Races 2017: Corruption Paves Way for New Leadership

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in Southeast Queens.

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City Council Races 2017: Fighting Opioid Crisis Is Top Priority in Staten Island

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

WNYC is taking a closer look at contested city council races that could have implications citywide. Here's how the race looks in District 49.

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NJ Senator's Corruption Trial Has National Implications

Monday, August 21, 2017

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If U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez is convicted of corruption and forced to resign, his seat could be filled by a Republican appointed by Gov. Chris Christie.

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How Hate Groups Recruit Online

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Far-right groups have figured out how to deftly use the internet to recruit people to their beliefs

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Teen Vogue Says You Can Care About Social Justice, Beauty and Celebrities, All at Once

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Teen Vogue has emerged as an unlikely voice for strong, nuanced reactions to social and political issues. The magazine's digital editor talks about its response to Charlottesville.

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A Cupcake, Marc Jacobs and the Vanishing West Village

Thursday, August 10, 2017

WNYC takes a stroll with Jeremiah Moss, who's spent the past decade documenting the shuttering of the city's local shops, restaurants and bars. 

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City Council to MTA: Show Us You've Got What it Takes

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The MTA wants the city to pay for half of a proposed subway repair plan. But City Council members want to know if the MTA has what it takes to cure what ails the system.

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The Violent Implications of Transphobic Comments on 'The Breakfast Club'

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Comedian Lil Duval has sparked backlash after saying on a popular New York radio show that if he found out he'd been intimate with a transgender woman, he'd kill her.

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Sexual Assault Allegations Resurface in Brooklyn Federal Prison

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

WNYC
Prosecutors allege a history of predatory behavior among federal corrections officers. They're charged with assaulting female inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. 

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What's the Next Move for The Mooch?

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

For months, Anthony Scaramucci had been kept out of a White House job due to certain business conflicts. Now that he's left the White House, could his loyalty to Trump still pay off?

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Democrats Reboot Agenda Branding

Monday, July 24, 2017

An attempt to rebrand the party's economic message is getting some blowback.

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Why You Should Attend an MTA Board Meeting

Monday, July 24, 2017

Each month, MTA officials gather at agency headquarters for the ritual of the monthly board meeting. But it's not just for senior staff — it's for you, the public. Here's how it works.

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Unique Performance to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Ballet 'Jewels'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

WNYC
Three international companies — the Bolshoi Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet and the New York City Ballet — will each perform one act in the same theater where Jewels premiered in 1967.

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