Tracie Hunte

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte is an Associate 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:

How Racist Was Woodrow Wilson?

Friday, November 20, 2015

The legacy of former President Woodrow Wilson is back in the spotlight after protests at Princeton University. 

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Calls to Close Border to Syrian Refugees Sound Familiar

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The U.S. has a long tradition of both welcoming and rejecting refugees. 


How Diversity on Campus Factors into College Decision

Friday, November 13, 2015

Can diversity tip the scales in favor of one school over the other?

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Latino Groups Protest Trump Hosting SNL

Friday, November 06, 2015

Groups organizing under the hashtag "Racism Isn't Funny" say Trump as SNL guest host "minimizes" impact of his controversial comments.

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NYPD Terrorism Commissioner Says Protecting City Requires "Balance"

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The head of NYPD's counter-terrorism unit says there's a balance between protecting the public from attacks and not invading people's privacy or infringing on their rights.

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'I Always See Bars': Getting Out of Prison and Staying Out

Friday, October 30, 2015

Former prisoners talk about reconnecting with family, looking to their future and staying away from old temptations.


How Releasing 6,000 Prisoners Could Be Just the Start of Sentencing Reform

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Glenn E. Martin is an advocate for cutting the U.S. prison population by 50 percent by 2030. 

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Bronx District Attorney Candidates Make Their Case

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Either Republican Robert Siano or Democrat Darcel Clark will become the first new district attorney in the Bronx in more than quarter-century.

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6,000 Prisoners Will Be Freed This Weekend. Here’s What to Know...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Most of them are drug offenders, but very few will be coming to New York. Still, critics of the move are raising concerns. WNYC and the Marshall Project put the release in perspective.

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Why Not Tipping Your Waiter Can Be Better for Everyone

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Danny Meyer, the man behind some of the city's best known restaurants, says getting rid of tipping will help all of his employees.


Playboy: No More Nudes

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Author and feminist Kathy Lette argues that Playboy without the nudes could be a stronger publication. 


A Big Week for Criminal Justice Reforms

Friday, October 02, 2015

Big changes might be on the way to the NYPD, federal and state courts. 

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Mayor de Blasio Says Pope Francis 'Raises the Bar'

Friday, September 25, 2015

Mayor de Blasio spoke with WNYC this morning about the significance of Pope Francis' message for New York City. The mayor will spend much of today with the pope.


Sisters of Faith Keep Busy Doing the Pope’s Work

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

As their numbers dwindle, religious communities such as the Sisters of St. Joseph on Long Island, are carrying on their missions with an eye toward passing the baton to laypeople.

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NYU Sports Complex Will Get a Facelift Amid Controversy

Monday, August 31, 2015

The Coles Sports Center will close for renovation in November. A new gym is also being built on Lafayette Street in the East Village.


Stopped-and-Frisked by the Police? Soon, You Might Get a 'Receipt'

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The form will direct recipients to call one or both NYPD watchdogs if they have a complaint.


Can the City Spy on Activists?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

In the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, undercover MTA officers allegedly monitored activists, kept photos of them on file and tracked their movements. To what extent was this legal?


What Does Sen. Schumer's Opposition to Iran Deal Mean?

Friday, August 07, 2015

Sen. Schumer has been described as the most influential Jewish politician in Congress, but that doesn't mean his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal will jeopardize it. 


New York's Medical Marijuana Program Moves Forward

Friday, July 31, 2015

State health officials have chosen five companies to grow and dispense the drug.


Even With Redesign, Your Flight From LaGuardia Might Still Be Late

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Some airline experts say the changes won't solve LaGuardia's real problem.

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