Alec Hamilton is WNYC's Morning Edition producer.
In order to have the day’s news ready when your alarm clock goes off, she starts her work day very, very early.
Before coming fulltime to WNYC, Alec worked as a reporter for Child Welfare Watch, covering child and family poverty in New York City. She’s a graduate of the masters in urban policy program at the New School and was a 2011 New York Times Institute Education Journalism Fellow.
She moved to Brooklyn from New Orleans in 2009, and has also lived in Washington DC, Washington State, and northern Mexico.
Alec Hamilton appears in the following:
Friday, June 19, 2020
Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman talks about her effort to get New York to recognize the day as a state holiday.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers could return to work as soon as next month. But one thing that hasn't been addressed yet is the question of HOW they'll get there.
Friday, February 28, 2020
Ahead of Super Tuesday, we checked in with three southeastern states — Tennessee, Arkansas and North Carolina — to hear how voters there are feeling about the former New York City mayor.
Monday, February 03, 2020
Records obtained by the New York Daily News show repeated complaints of abuse.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
A stray remark overheard at a New Orleans racetrack inspired an enduring nickname.
Monday, January 13, 2020
In this week's look ahead: the Supreme Court takes on Bridgegate convictions, New York-born adoptees get to see their original birth certificates, and early voting sites.
Friday, January 10, 2020
New York City's inability to reduce the millions of tons of trash people and businesses produce annually is having serious consequences.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
If Claressa Shields beats former welterweight world champion Ivana Habazin, it could help push women's boxing into the mainstream.
Monday, January 06, 2020
New York City does not recycle as well as it could. That leads to trash overflow and outsourcing refuse to landfills in outside communities.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Feministing, which paved the way for many other feminist sites, will shutter in the new year.
Friday, December 06, 2019
A new dance opening tonight with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater tells the story of a race riot 98 years ago.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Jamaican-American designer Damian Joel's "Songs of the Gullah" is a gender-neutral line of clothing inspired by the Gullah Geechee Nation.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin talks surviving criticism from Snoop Dogg, hosting her Sissieretta series, and the importance of building community.
Wednesday, November 06, 2019
In "Some Places More Than Others," Renee Watson helps black girls navigate the world around them.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Imagine being a young black male photojournalist and getting the opportunity to capture Barack Obama and his family in the White House. Lawrence Jackson did that.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
A former airstrip in Brooklyn provides the opportunity to sleep under the stars.. and streetlights.
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Crissle West and Kid Fury are taking their beloved podcast to the small screen.
Friday, October 04, 2019
Even before she became internationally famous as an activist for marriage equality, Edie Windsor was living an extraordinary life.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
"The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion" curates images from an informal movement of young black photographers.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Filmmaker Jacqueline Olive's documentary "Always in Season" explores the history of lynching in America, and why it still matters that we talk about it today.