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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:

Could Climate Change Spur Revolutions?

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A new study asserts that global warming contributed to a three-year long drought in Syria, setting the stage for a civil war.

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Advocates Push for Tougher Penalties for Drivers Who Kill

Monday, March 02, 2015

Councilman Brad Lander says drivers who kill pedestrians by speeding and running red lights still face little consequence.

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Why Rep. Rangel Won't Be Attending Prime Minister Netanyahu's Speech

Monday, March 02, 2015

The 23-term Democrat says it's about respect for the president and the rules of Congress. 

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Local Muslim Leader: ISIS Arrests in Brooklyn Do Not Signal an Epidemic

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Linda Sarsour of the Arab-American Association of New York says the number of U.S. Muslims who have left the country to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State is relatively small.

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New Videos Warn Inmates of Rape

Monday, February 23, 2015

The videos feature interviews and advice from current inmates in the hope of preventing others from experiencing sexual assault in prison.

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City Housing Policy Reviewed For Possible Civil Rights Violations

Friday, February 20, 2015

At issue is the city's policy to put aside 50 percent of affordable housing units to people who already live in the neighborhood. 

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In Patz Trial, Defense Will Present a Different Suspect

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Defense attorneys for Pedro Hernandez will ask an informant to testify against a convicted child molester who's long been seen as the lead suspect in the Etan Patz disappearance. 

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Empire Recap: Mama Hens and Baby Mama Drama

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Lucius comes clean about murdering Bunkie, a familiar face (ok, it's Courtney Love) joins in as a washed-up rocker who needs Mama Cookie, and Jamal and Hakeem's mother issues deepen.

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Brooklyn DA Steps Into the Spotlight with Akai Gurley Case

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A legal expert notes that Brooklyn and Staten Island have very different constituencies — and wonders whether that's why Brooklyn got an indictment.

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'High Maintenance' Fans, Exhale! New Episodes Released

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The creators of 'High Maintenance' said the stories are inspired by their own lives.

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Ebola Doc Craig Spencer Speaks Out

Thursday, January 29, 2015

His Ebola diagnosis kicked off a media firestorm, but now, in an exclusive interview with WNYC, Dr. Spencer talks about his trip to Guinea, his diagnosis, and the backlash.

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The Rise to Power of Sheldon Silver

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Who is Sheldon Silver — and how did he become one of the "Three Men in a Room" who run New York State?

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Empire Recap: Deadly Debutante Edition

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The third episode of Fox's hip-hopera "Empire" looks at the road not traveled for some Lyon family members, and opens up new paths for others. 

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Sen. Gillibrand Takes Columbia Activist to State of the Union

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The junior Senator from New York hopes holding schools responsible for campus sexual assault will be on the president's agenda in 2015.

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Cuomo Wants to Treat More Offenders as Juveniles

Monday, January 19, 2015

The governor says he'll introduce legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. 

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More Problems at Rikers, But Also a Move Toward Reform

Thursday, January 15, 2015

A former Department of Correction Commissioner says reform must come with a culture change.

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Discord in Police Union Could Topple Lynch

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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A shoving match at a delegates meeting in Queens Tuesday night could point to bigger problems for PBA President Patrick Lynch.

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Legionnaires' Disease Found at Co-op City; Eight Sickened

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Eight of the Bronx's 12 cases of Legionnaires' disease since December were found in Co-op City.

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A Muslim Comic Reflects in Wake of Paris Tragedy

Thursday, January 08, 2015

When it comes to comedy, how far is too far?

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From Miss America to the Halls of Power, Bess Myerson Dead at 90

Monday, January 05, 2015

Myerson ascended the ranks of Democratic politics, but resigned after a corruption scandal. 

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