Tracie Hunte

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

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.


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.