Tracie Hunte

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Brooklyn DA Show Criticized

Monday, June 03, 2013

The CBS series about the Brooklyn District Attorney's office will air its second episode tonight, but some are questioning whether the show gives prosecutors an unfair advantage. 

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Push for MLS Stadium Part of Bloomberg Legacy

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that it was bringing another team to New York City. The Yankees are partnering with the group that runs the Manchester City Football Club in the U.K. to bring a new team to the city in 2015. But where the team will play is still a big unknown.


Yankees and Manchester City Bringing 2nd MLS Team to NY

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Two of the world's biggest sports brands are teaming up to bring a new Major League Soccer team to New York.

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Local Disaster Response Team Helps Oklahoma Tornado Recovery

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

An intense search and rescue operation is underway in Moore, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City suburb of 56,000 people that received the brunt of the damage from Monday’s level five tornado.


Key to Scandal’s Success: Sex, Lies and Videotape

Thursday, May 16, 2013

After a year of steamy love affairs, waterboarding and an attempted presidential assassination, the ABC drama "Scandal" is wrapping up its second season Thursday. 


New York Appeals Court Approves FDNY Hiring Oversight

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

A federal appeals court said a Brooklyn judge rushed to judgment in deciding that the FDNY had intentionally discriminated against black and Latino applicants. 



Newtown Leaders Vote to Raze Sandy Hook Elementary and Rebuild

Monday, May 13, 2013

In Newtown, CT, a task force made up of local elected officials voted unanimously last Friday to tear down and rebuild Sandy Hook Elementary School on the same site where a gunman massacred 20 children and six adults last December. 


An E-Hailing Debate

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

“There are all these traditions about where you stand, how you raise your hand and if you can’t find a cab, where you go to get ahead of the other people who might be standing on your corner,” Kiernan said

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FBI Fails to Flag Boston Suspect

Monday, April 22, 2013

The Federal Bureau of Investigation interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, and his family in 2011. The bureau then gave him the all clear. 


NYPD Commissioner Calls for More Surveillance Cameras

Monday, April 22, 2013

Could more cameras in New York City help prevent attacks like the one at the Boston Marathon? That's what Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says the NYPD is looking into.

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One NY Artist: Choreographer Camille A. Brown

Saturday, April 06, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City, some scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements, or on stage. WNYC is bringing some of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.


Another Political Scandal Ensnares New York Politicians

Thursday, April 04, 2013


For the second time this week, a bribery scandal has ensnared elected officials in New York. On Thursday, federal prosecutors charged Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson, who they say accepted cash bribes to help businessmen set up an adult day care center in the Bronx.

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'Mad Men' Returns for Sixth Season

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Mad Men is back on Sunday. The sixth season of the AMC TV show about the world of advertising in 1960s New York finds many of it characters at a crossroads, struggling with death and identity. 


Connecticut Governor Set to Sign 'Sweeping Gun Control' Legislation Into Law

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Nearly four months after the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. killed 27 people, Governor Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday he’s set to sign into law what some are calling the most sweeping gun control legislation in the country.

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SCOTUS Audio Lets Citizens Argue Along

Wednesday, March 27, 2013


The Supreme Court went viral this week. On Twitter, Facebook and all over the Internet, Americans debated the Supreme Court's hearings on same-sex marriage. This was aided in part by the court's decision to quickly release audio recordings of the justices bantering with lawyers and each other over the issue.

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American Jews Eye US-Israel Relationship

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

While much of the world is watching President Obama's visit to Israel closely, the trip has special meaning in the New York and New Jersey area – home to one of the largest Jewish communities outside of Israel. 


Half-Marathon is First Big Test Since Sandy

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Fifteen thousand runners are set to hit the pavement Sunday for New York City's Half-Marathon. It's the first big race for the New York Road Runners after Sandy forced the organization to cancel the marathon in November


Doctors as Marketers

Monday, March 11, 2013


For the past three years, ProPublica reporters Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein have been investigating the sometimes cozy relationship between drug companies and doctors. Their reporting has revealed that some doctors receive thousands of dollars a year promoting pharmaceutical products in speeches all over the country. 


One NY Artist: Emeline Michel

Saturday, March 09, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City perfecting their craft in studios, basements and on stage. WNYC is bringing some of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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Bronx Museum Continues Free Admission

Thursday, March 07, 2013

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will extend its free admission policy through 2015. That's thanks to a $500,000 gift from Shelly and Donald Rubin, the couple behind the Rubin Museum of Art.