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:

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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Loophole Jeopardizes Protections of Rent-Stabilized Units

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A report from ProPublica finds some landlords use a loophole to raise rents by far more than is allowed for rent-stabilized apartments.

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Performances That Mix Visual Art and Dance

Thursday, June 15, 2017

WNYC
A dance company from L.A., a psychedelic work on Governors Island, and a video installation featuring dancers moving really slow. Just some of the performances to check out this month.

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From Tax Codes to Traffic, a Megamall’s Risks

Monday, June 05, 2017

The colossal mall being planned in the New Jersey Meadowlands could finally become a reality. But there are risks. 

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Stirring Up Frothy Fun in ‘Whipped Cream’

Monday, May 22, 2017

American Ballet Theatre kicks off its spring season with a new ballet by Alexei Ratmansky with music from Richard Strauss.

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Lumps and Bumps: The Avant-Garde Designer Rei Kawakubo

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Met Museum's spring show at the Costume Institute highlights the creative force behind the label Comme des Garçons. She's been challenging our ideas of fashion for her entire career.

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Review: How Not to Handle Your Art Career.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Florine Stettheimer was a great painter who couldn’t deal with it.

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New York's Business Leaders Are Still Learning How to Read President Trump

Thursday, May 04, 2017

As Donald Trump returns home, his former cohorts in New York City's business world are still figuring out how to take stock of his administration.

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New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance Says a Spending Bill Will Pass, Be it for a Week or a Year

Thursday, April 27, 2017

New Jersey Republican Congressman Leonard Lance discusses the deals on Congress' plate during its week back in session.

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New York City Ballet Celebrates the Future of Ballet

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The "Here/Now Festival" features 43 ballets from 22 choreographers created for the company during the past 25 years.

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Bird Cams Bring Circle of Life to a Screen Near You

Monday, April 24, 2017

Every spring, birds start the rush to raise a family (or two or three) before winter returns. Thanks to live web cams, the action is just a click away.

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