Tracie Hunte

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

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.


NYC Barbecue Joints Not 'Authentic', Still Delicious

Thursday, March 07, 2013

New York City isn’t known for its barbecue. But for Pete Wells, who reviews restaurants for the New York Times, three barbecue joints come tantalizingly close.


Juvenile Task Force Requires Personal Touch from Police

Monday, March 04, 2013

The NYPD is trying a unique approach aimed to cut down on the number of juvenile offenders in the city by targeting those most as risk.


'Cannibal Cop' Trial Highlights Line Between Fantasy and Crime

Tuesday, February 26, 2013


A 28-year-old New York City police officer is on trial this week on charges he conspired to kidnap, kill and eat women. Attorneys for the so-called "Cannibal Cop" say Gilberto Valle's online musings were simply fantasies, but federal prosecutors say his actions represented a real danger.

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Dali Art Heist Offers Insight Into Murky World of Art Crime

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

A Greek man is facing grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing a 1949 Salvador Dali watercolor from a Manhattan art gallery.

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NYPD's Detective Rules

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

For the last three years, the New York Police Department has been trying to set in stone the rules, procedures and techniques for being a detective. 


Five-Term Sen. Frank Lautenberg Announces Retirement

Thursday, February 14, 2013

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg says he will not seek re-election in 2014.


Spy Ladies Take Over TV

Thursday, February 07, 2013


Keri Russell is back on TV. The former Felicity star, along with Matthew Rhys, portray a Russian spy couple living in suburban D.C. on the new FX series, The Americans.


Bail System Needs Overhaul: NY's Top Judge

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Chief Judge Jonathon Lippman is calling for a major overhaul of New York’s bail statutes, which he calls unfair.

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One NY Artist: Carla Duren

Saturday, February 02, 2013

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


Local Advocates Weigh Decision to Open School Sports to Disabled

Friday, January 25, 2013

Children with disabilities who want to play sports must be given a chance to compete, according to a U.S. Department of Education directive issued to school districts nationwide on Friday. Advocates for children with disabilities in the region greeted the news.

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Women in Combat: A Mother's View

Thursday, January 24, 2013

“Women are getting stronger. Their will is stronger. They want that challenge the same as some men,” said Dineen Snyder, mother of Sgt. Devin Snyder, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011.

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MulchFest Aims for No Christmas Trees Left Behind

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Curbside pickups for Christmas Trees ended Saturday, but New Yorkers who still want to give their dried out trees new life still have a chance this weekend at the parks department's annual MulchFest.

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Crossbow Hunting Law Set to Expire Dec. 31st

Sunday, December 30, 2012

The New Year means hunters in New York will no longer be able to use crossbows to hunt big game. Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a law that would have expanded cross bow hunting for another two years because of a provision attached to the measure.


Apocalypse Now: Mayor Quips That He's Prepared for Doomsday

Friday, December 14, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he has some plans for the coming apocalypse. Doomsday theorists predict the world will end next week.


Bloomberg Says He'll Override Taxi Dissenters

Friday, December 14, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is dismissing reports that City Comptroller John Liu will not sign off on the new generation of taxis.

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Confessed Subway Pusher Says He Didn't Mean to Kill Victim

Monday, December 10, 2012

The man police say pushed a Queens father in front of an oncoming train that struck and killing him, says he's sorry about what happened and only meant to act in self defense.


Rockaway Pipeline Project Set to Move Forward

Sunday, December 02, 2012

A pipeline operator is moving forward with plans to build a natural gas pipeline through the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay, despite concerns about the area's vulnerability to storms like Sandy.

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