Streams

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:

Hip Hop Elite Get Cuomo's Ear on Police Reform

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The governor has met with Jay-Z and Russell Simmons, among others, who are calling for a special prosecutor in potential police misconduct cases.

Comments [4]

How One Pastor Is Responding to Eric Garner

Friday, December 05, 2014

The Rev. Amy Butler of the Riverside Church says the church has a role in racial justice issues.

Comments [2]

DeBlasio, Bratton Unveil Details of Police Retraining

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD are unveiling more details about new police training designed to improve police-community relations.

Comments [1]

City to Divert Thousands from Rikers and Into Treatment

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The task force said that 400 individuals accounted for 10,000 jail admissions over five years. It said that 67 percent of those 400 were mentally ill and 99 percent use drugs or alcohol.

Comment

Mayor de Blasio Proposes Horse Carriage Ban

Monday, December 01, 2014

De Blasio wants horse carriages gone from the city by May 31, 2016.

Comments [2]

Activists Say Rookie Officers Shouldn't Be Patrolling Public Housing

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The shooting of an unarmed man in an East New York public housing development has the public questioning "Operation Impact."

Comment

A 'White Thanksgiving' Brings Travel Headaches

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The approaching storm could dump as much as seven inches of snow in some parts of the city.

Comment

Massive Snowstorm Hits Buffalo Area

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The record-setting snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in less than 24 hours, and forecasters say more is coming.

Comment

Chief of Staff to NYC's First Lady Will Take Leave of Absence

Monday, November 17, 2014

WNYC
In a statement, Rachel Noerdlinger said she wants to spend more time with her son following his recent arrest.

Comments [3]

Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall Renaming Comes at a Price

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The performance space needs renovations and a donor to fund it — but who will become its new namesake? 

Comments [1]

Gov. Cuomo's Progressive Agenda? 'Dead on Arrival'

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

That's what New York's newly-Republican-controlled senate warned, even as the reelected democrat took his victory lap.

Comment

Days Before He Was to be Promoted, Top NYPD Official Steps Down

Friday, October 31, 2014

Philip Banks III was the department's highest uniformed officer and highest-ranking minority. 

Comments [1]

AIDS and Ebola: Parallels Between the Crises

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

WNYC
Political leaders and public health experts in the U.S. are at odds over how to stop the spread of Ebola. The latest disagreement has some recalling the AIDS crisis.

Comment

Disease Quarantines Have an Ugly History

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Public health officials must balance the public good and an individual's liberty.

Comment

Few Shelters in Queens, So Homeless Families Head to the Bronx

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A new report shows how New York City's homeless crisis is being shouldered across the five boroughs.

Comments [1]

Helping Hand? Obama Stumps for Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The president's visit comes as Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are locked in a tight race.

Comment

MTA Chief: Metro-North Staff Overworked and Fatigued

Monday, October 13, 2014

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast told NTSB investigators that traffic control staff worked without a day off for weeks.
Read More

Comments [1]

More Flooding To Come in Region's Coastal Areas

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A report from the Union of Concerned Scientists shows areas like Jamaica Bay in Queens could see 10 times more flooding by 2045. 

Comments [1]

NYC's Catholic Cardinal and Couples Called to Rome to Talk Family Values

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

WNYC
Divorce, Same Sex Unions and "Living in Sin" are topics of debate at Pope Francis's special Vatican synod, or meeting, this week.

Comment

Closing Hudson River Amtrak Tunnels 'Can't Be Done,' Despite Damage

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Amtrak is recommending that four Sandy-damaged tunnels on the East River be closed for repairs, one by one. But not the Hudson tunnels. The consequences for that would be catastrophic.
Read More

Comment