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.
Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov announced he is moving ahead with plans to transfer the company that runs the team to Russia.
Reporter Michael Schwirtz found that, this year alone, at least a dozen inmates have been slashed or stabbed.
The trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law continues Thursday in Manhattan federal court.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith surprised the court Wednesday when he took the stand in his own defense. Prosecutors say he conspired to kill Americans and helped al-Qaida. He admits associating with bin Laden after the September 11 attacks ...
Kathryn Garcia is well known in city government and among environmental groups, but her only experience in the Sanitation Department comes from an internship there more than 20 years ago.
The head of New York City's Sergeants' union says the rule puts police and the public at risk.
HBO’s True Detective isn’t misogynistic. It’s only depicting misogyny, says Slate TV critic Willa Paskin.
When most people think of a writers residence, idyllic, nurturing settings immediately spring to mind: A cabin in the woods. A quiet house by a lake. But what about a 44-hour train ride?
New York writer Jessica Gross was the first person to try out Amtrak's new writers residency program. ...
There are thousands of artists in New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.
Artist Shirin Neshat works mostly with film and video, but for her new ...
WNYC's Tracie Hunte played real-estate roulette in the Mitchell-Lama housing lottery and won, but for now, she's among a shrinking number of New Yorkers who can do so.
Nine Broadway theaters will be more accessible to the disabled thanks to an agreement with the federal government.
A book that takes readers on the first transcontinental railroad ride in 1869 is the winner of America's highest honor for children's picture books.
New York City often brags about having the best tap water in the country, but an investigation by The New York Times reveals that some of the city's wooden rooftop water tanks tested positive for E. Coli and other bacteria.
The new HBO show Looking is earning praise for its realistic look at the lives of four gay men in San Francisco. But for others, realistic is just another word for boring. After years of groundbreaking programming like Queer as Folk, The L Word and Will and Grace, and a whole channel dedicated to gay programming, Logo, can a gay TV show even be newsworthy?
New Yorkers are apparently feeling good about their new mayor, according to a new poll.
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Dr. John Cordice, a surgeon who was part of the three-man team that in 1958 saved the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from a near fatal stabbing in Harlem, 10 years before King was assassinated, died Sunday. He was 95.
Amanda Burden, the outgoing commissioner of city planning has some advice for helping Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio when it comes to fulfilling his vow to create more than 200,000 units of affordable housing. Burden says de Blasio must "persuade communities to accept additional height and density," something easier said than done.
David Yassky, who for nearly four years led New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission, sat down with WNYC's Amy Eddings for an exit interview.
"I wish him well. I'm going to live in this city. My kids are going to live in this city. I hope he's a better mayor than I was," Bloomberg said.
From Scandal to Orange is the New Black, here's your weekend calendar of binge-watching musts.