Tracie Hunte

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

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

Monday, November 17, 2014

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

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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? 

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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.


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. 

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AIDS and Ebola: Parallels Between the Crises

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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.


Disease Quarantines Have an Ugly History

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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


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.

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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.


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.
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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. 

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

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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


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.
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Al Sharpton Turns 60: From Flamethrower to Power Broker

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Peniel Joseph, professor of History at Tufts University and the author of several books about the civil rights movement, said Sharpton continues to be a catalyst for action. 

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Enterovirus D-68 Appears in New York

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Two New York children have been diagnosed with the respiratory illness first noticed in the Midwest.


Brooklyn Museum Director Steps Down

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Alan Lehman dropped the word "art" from the museum's name and brought to NYC a painting of the Virgin Mary decorated with elephant dung. Now he's retiring.


Journalists Face New Threats Abroad

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Former photojournalist Michael Kamber talks about the risks facing journalists, following the deaths of James Foley and Steven Sotloff.


Are NJ's New, Riskier, 'Alternative Investments' a Good Idea?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Jersey is putting more pension money into private companies, real estate and hedge funds.

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NYC Activist Shares Experiences in Ferguson

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Jesus Gonzalez met with members of Michael Brown's family, including his parents. 


Macy's Pays $650,000 to Settle Discrimination Claims

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

After an investigation, Macy's agrees to make changes.

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Late Summer Shows Offer a Break from Reruns and Reality TV

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Outlander and The Knick are two shows to see.