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:

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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New Jersey H.S. Basketball Teams Facing Human Trafficking Allegations

Friday, April 14, 2017

An investigation into Paterson Eastside High School's championship boys and girls basketball teams found they were illegally stacked with international players.

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Republicans Regroup After Health Care Bill's Defeat

Monday, March 27, 2017

New York Republican congressman John Faso, who represents parts of the Catskills and the Hudson Valley, tells WNYC he doesn't regret backing the bill, nor has he changed his priorities.

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Math and Politics at Odds in New York's School Funding Debate

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ever since a decade-old court ruling said the state wasn't spending enough on education, New York has used a formula to calculate aid. But now, some say the governor wants to repeal it.

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President Trump's Pick for a New Lawyer Has a Familiar Name

Monday, March 20, 2017

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway's husband is expected to be nominated to lead the Department of Justice's Civil Division.

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A 'Shadow Cabinet' to Counter the Trump Administration

Monday, March 20, 2017

Former politicians, scholars and heads of business have formed a group aimed at scrutinizing and opposing President Trump's cabinet.

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History of Modern American Dance in One Evening

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Paul Taylor presents his work along with Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham in one evening at Lincoln Center. And at BAM, Mark Morris reunites opera and dance.

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Psychologists Play a Big Part in Family Court, But See Little Oversight

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The agency charged with regulating court psychologists does little to oversee them.

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Just for Tourists? High Line Co-Founder Says No

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

After initial attempts to attract the surrounding community seemed to fail, the park's co-founder says his team is working on ways to bring New Yorkers onto the High Line.

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Anxiety Over New Towers Planned in the Lower East Side

Monday, February 20, 2017

Locals are protesting over three new residential towers slated to go up in Two Bridges area between the Williamsburg and Manhattan Bridges.

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Martha Graham, Past and Present

Friday, February 17, 2017

The dance company presents an early work from 1931 that is not often performed, along with new works from contemporary choreographers.

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Venice Comes to New York City

Monday, February 06, 2017

Carnegie's Hall month-long festival celebrates "La Serenissima" — or the "Most Serene Republic" — with concertos, chamber music and operas.

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Campaign Donations, Upstate Legislators and Your Rent

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

New York City real estate developers have given millions of dollars to state legislators who live miles from the city but have a say in city rents and regulations.

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Where You Can (and Can't) Get Your Free Cultural Membership

Monday, January 16, 2017

If you have the IDNYC municipal ID card, you can get a free, one-year membership at cultural institutions throughout NYC. But who's in and who's out has changed this year.

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All New Jersey Roads Lead to Bridgegate

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Or at least the Pulaski Skyway does. 

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Questions Surround Jehovah's Witness HQ and Allegations of Sex Abuse

Thursday, December 29, 2016

An investigation into the Watchtower reveals a culture of secrecy — and alleged abuse. 

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Remembering The Musicians Who Passed Away in 2016

Monday, December 26, 2016

Prince. David Bowie. George Michael. Leonard Cohen. Sharon Jones. Merle Haggard. These are just a few of the musicians we lost in this past year.

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A New Way of Tracking Hate Crimes

Monday, December 19, 2016

The Hate Index was developed by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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Tackling Race and Identity Through Dance

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Two choreographers with works premiering this month in New York City draw their inspiration from examinations of race and society.

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A Tour of New York City's Never Built Architecture

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The buildings, monuments and other projects that would have changed our city's iconic skyline, but died on the drafting table.  

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