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:

Ken Thompson: A Meeting of Man and Moment

Monday, October 10, 2016

Brooklyn's first black District Attorney was part of a nationwide trend of prosecutors rethinking their approach to criminal justice.


The Culprit Behind Long Island's Algae Blooms

Friday, October 07, 2016

Too many people with septic tanks on an aquifer made of sand spells trouble. 


Event Recorders from Hoboken Train Crash Sent for Analysis

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

It's still unknown what data analysts in Washington, D.C. will be able to recover from the event recorders.

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Trump's Tax Breaks Are the Industry-Wide Norm

Monday, October 03, 2016

New York Times columnist James Stewart says most real estate developers don't pay taxes. 


'The Apollo Is Not a Museum': A New Creative Vision for The Apollo Theater

Friday, September 30, 2016

Kamilah Forbes started at the 82-year-old Harlem institution earlier this month. 

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How the First Trump-Clinton Debate Played in the Media

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

On the Media's Bob Garfield says Lester Holt did a good job moderating, but post debate spin rooms continue to be pointless.


The Perpetual Battle Over Immigration Reform

Friday, September 23, 2016

Many voters have lost faith in politicians' ability to reform the immigration system. 


15 Years Later, a Mother Shares Her Son's Final Call from the World Trade Center

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Paul Battaglia called 911 from the 100th floor of the North Tower before it collapsed. His mother has kept the recording of that call private, until now.

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Inspired by Mariners on 9/11, One Photographer Found a Passion

Friday, September 09, 2016

Carolina Salguero talks about how the September 11 attacks set her on a path to advocate for the city's waterfront.


Hasidic Investors Make Big Deals in Brooklyn Real Estate

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A review of property records shows investors from Brooklyn's Hasidic Jewish community have spent $2.5 billion on acquisitions in five neighborhoods. 

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Clinton Fields Questions from Black, Hispanic Journalists

Friday, August 05, 2016

At a convention for black and Hispanic journalists, the Democratic nominee for president provided reporters a rare opportunity: a chance to ask her questions at a press conference.


Bratton's Replacement Is a Community Policing Veteran

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The NYPD's new commissioner, James O'Neill, will have to balance community policing strategy with the needs of communities of color.

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DNC Hack Raises Questions of Trump-Putin Connection

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The e-mail hack has embarrassed Democratic party officials and sown discord at the Democratic National Convention to Trump's possible advantage.

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After 9 Years, a Flower's Bloom Has Brought the Smell of Death

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

It’s a six-foot-tall flower that smells like a decomposing body, but for the staff at the New York Botanical Garden, the blooming means the end of a long wait.

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In Praising Trump, Giuliani Recalls His NYC

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

In his fiery convention speech, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani promised Trump will transform the U.S. the way the mayor changed New York City. 


An NYPD Chaplain on Tense Times for Law Enforcement

Monday, July 18, 2016

The Rev. Barbara Williams-Harris says her job has gotten more challenging in the wake of shootings of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, and the police shootings of two black men.


Jersey City Public Safety Director Reflects on Difficult Week for Police

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

James Shea said Jersey City police have remained professional in the aftermath of a tough week for police.


Manhattan D.A. on Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice: "I Have to Do More"

Friday, July 08, 2016

Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance is speaking out about the need for law enforcement to fix the criminal justice system.


Ghost of Atlantic City Continues to Haunt Trump Candidacy

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Hillary Clinton travels to the Jersey shore to assail Trump's business record. Are Donald Trump and Chris Christie to blame for the city's woes? 


New Jersey Student Loan Program Persists Even in Death

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

An investigation by ProPublica and the New York Times finds that many New Jersey students, hoping to get ahead, instead find themselves in dire financial straits.