Tracie Hunte

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

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. 


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.


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.


Discord in Police Union Could Topple Lynch

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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


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?


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. 


Gov. Mario Cuomo's First Love Was Baseball

Friday, January 02, 2015

Filmmaker Ken Burns says that for Cuomo, baseball was about democracy.


Stoners, Russian Spies and a Transgender Father Top TV's Best of 2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

2014 was another boundary-stretching, genre-pushing year on television.


Hundreds Gather at Wake for Slain Officer

Friday, December 26, 2014

Mourners lined up outside the church a full hour before the service began.

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Mayor de Blasio Isn't the First Mayor with Police Union Problems

Monday, December 22, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio is the latest in a long line of mayors to have clashed with the police unions.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


Mayor de Blasio Proposes Horse Carriage Ban

Monday, December 01, 2014

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

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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."


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.


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.