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, October 01, 2021
It's been six years since a federal monitor was appointed to oversee reforms at Rikers. Yet things there have gone from bad to worse.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
The back-to-school season typically coincides with the annual resurgence of colds and allergies. But this year, there’s a COVID pandemic layered on top.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
The rise started a few months into the pandemic, while many jail services and programs were not available.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Hochul is one of nine woman governors in the country.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
The report says recent progress has slowed the release of carbon, and immediate measures could waylay the worst of future droughts, heat waves and rain-soaked floods.
Friday, July 16, 2021
This week, the Associated Press reported that New York's COVID-19 death tally is lower than the federal government’s count. That's just the tip of the iceberg.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Because COVID-19 vaccines remain unavailable for anyone under 12, many parents are in the awkward position of being protected against the virus while their kids are not.
Friday, July 02, 2021
In his more than 40-year career in law enforcement, Bill Bratton is one of only two people to have served as NYPD commissioner twice.
Friday, June 04, 2021
As New York begins to look ahead to a summer of live performances, we're checking in with different corners of the city's music scene.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
"To have more young voices, more intersectional, intergenerational voices speak could really hold people to power."
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
WNYC's health and science editor breaks down how often so-called "breakthrough infections" might happen with the COVID vaccines and who is more likely to experience one.
Friday, April 02, 2021
WNYC takes a tour through the city laboratories that are tracking these mutants as they spread.
Friday, March 19, 2021
David has hosted since last summer. Michael starts Monday.
Monday, March 15, 2021
A new report from Northwell Health, the state’s largest health system, spots a worrying complication for kids with COVID-19. Here’s what parents need to know.
Monday, February 08, 2021
More New Yorkers are now eligible. So what should people expect with the expansion? Also: a simple tip for addressing vaccine hesitancy.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Members of Congress from New York were among those who objected to certifying the election. WNYC and Gothamist looked into who their financial backers are, and where they stand.
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Health Department’s Division of Disease Control, gives an update.
Monday, November 30, 2020
Less than two weeks after shuttering schools due to rising coronavirus rates, Mayor de Blasio says they'll reopen for some students next Monday.
Monday, September 21, 2020
In some ways, public television was the original remote learning.
Thursday, September 03, 2020
WNYC's Jim O'Grady shares his memories of Mets great Tom Seaver, who died Monday.