Tracie Hunte

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte is an Assistant Producer in the WNYC Newsroom.

Before joining the station in 2010, she was a part of the production staff at ABC News’ 20/20 and Primetime, where she worked on specials about the 2008 presidential race, people living with albinism, teen pregnancy and celebrity interviews. She won a 2007 News and Documentary Emmy for contributions to 20/20’s “Waiting on the World to Change,” a documentary about poor children living in Camden, N.J. Follow her tweets @traciehunte.

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Misty Copeland Is First Black Woman to be Named Principal Dancer At ABT

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Throughout her career, Copeland has been outspoken about the challenges of being a black ballerina.


Windsor Lawyer: Marriage Ruling a Victory, "But Plenty of Work to Be Done"

Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday's Supreme Court decision will have far-reaching implications.


Are Rent Laws Worth It?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rent regulations are expected to be renewed, but what would happen if they weren't?

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The Land New York City Doesn't Want to Build on

Monday, June 15, 2015
The DEP has been buying up thousands of acres of land around the streams and reservoirs that supply New York. But not everyone is happy about that.

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Teen Who Spent Three Years At Rikers Commits Suicide

Monday, June 08, 2015

Kalief Browder was 16 years old when he was sent to Rikers on a robbery charge. He spent three years at the jail without being convicted of a crime.

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Activist: Caitlyn Jenner Doesn't Show Trans Reality

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

For most transgender people, rich, white Caitlyn Jenner is not the reality. 


A 'Third Act' Cut Short: John & Alicia Nash Remembered

Thursday, May 28, 2015

A small funeral for John and Alicia Nash was held in New Jersey Thursday.


New Plan for the Beleaguered Nassau Coliseum

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The plan calls for 3.4 million square feet of development on the 91-acre site in Uniondale. 


Inspired by Baltimore, Protests Spill into Manhattan Streets

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Following an evening rally in Union Square, scores of protesters were arrested throughout the city after police warned them on megaphones not to march in the street.


FEMA Flood Zone Maps Include 450,000 More Households

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The new maps mean twice as many New York City properties will be in a flood zone.

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First-Time Director Works To Uncover the Truth About Tasers

Friday, April 24, 2015

Tasers were thought to be the perfect non-lethal weapon, but a new film explores whether they're too good to be true.


He Swam in the Gowanus and Lived to Tell About It

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Environmental advocate Christopher Swain tells WNYC swimming in the "toxic soup" that is the Gowanus leaves a "grainy feeling in your mouth" like "after you have a bad green smoothy."

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New York City's Missing Black Men

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

According to a study by the New York Times, 1.5 million black men are missing from communities across the United States, a trend that has hit the city especially hard.


First-Time Filmmakers Explore How Romance and Autism Intersect

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The team behind "Autism in Love," a film currently showing at the Tribeca Film Festival, said they want to challenge misconceptions that people with autism don't want romance.


Vatican Ends Investigation of American Nun Group

Friday, April 17, 2015

Is this savvy public relations from the so-called "Cool Pope" or a step toward real change?


Report: State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and Son Under Investigation

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The New York Times reports that prosecutors and FBI investigators are looking into whether Skelos used his influence to award a contract to a company that employed his son. 

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Should the Officer in South Carolina Have Done More to Save Walter Scott's Life?

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The officer in South Carolina handcuffed the dying man, but he didn't appear to try to help. 

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Can a Sitcom End Islamophobia?

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Meet the Qu’osby family, created by "The Daily Show's" Aasif Mandvi to fight racism with jokes about terrorist camps and Facebook.

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Pearl River's 'Goddaughter' Reflects on Store's History

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The downtown staple, which started importing Chinese goods at a time when U.S.-China relations were less friendly, has announced it will close at the end of the year.  

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Two Queens Women Are Accused of Trying to Build a Bomb

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Federal investigators said the women were gathering components for explosives.