Charlie Herman

Business and Culture Editor

Charlie Herman is the Business and Culture Editor for WNYC News. He hosts WNYC's weekly finance segment, Money Talking and is also an editor for Trump, Inc., a podcast from WNYC and ProPublica. Charlie joined the station in 2010.

Prior to WNYC, Charlie worked at ABC News for nearly 16 years. For more than five years, he oversaw the Business News Unit during the financial meltdown and recession. Prior to that, he was Deputy Bureau Chief in the Los Angeles Bureau and Producer in the Miami Bureau. 

In 2003, Charlie helped set up ABC News’ operations in Baghdad, Iraq. He began his career at ABC News in the Washington Bureau in 1994. Charlie has won a Business Emmy and shared an Alfred I. DuPont and a Peabody Award with the ABC News division for coverage of September 11, 2001.

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Charlie Herman appears in the following:

Where Things Stand Between the U.S. and China Over Trade

Friday, May 17, 2019

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China heated up this week as both countries raised tariffs on each other’s goods. Who is hurting and how long could this last?

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Review: The Whitney Biennial Cops Out

Friday, May 17, 2019

When action is needed, it settles for fuzzy warmth, says WNYC art critic Deborah Solomon.

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This Week's 'Charlie For The Culture'

Friday, May 10, 2019

WNYC’s business and culture editor, Charlie Herman, joins us for this week’s installment of “Charlie for the Culture.” 

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What We’ve Learned From Trump’s Tax Transcripts

Friday, May 10, 2019

A look at Trump’s tax data from his early years gives us a road map of what his current forms might tell us.

Hey, Big Spender: Presidential Candidates And The Race to Raise Money

Friday, May 10, 2019

Recent financial filings from the 2020 presidential candidates reveal how much money they’re raising and where it’s coming from. In the long run, will it matter what they raise today?

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Beatles, Beach Boys and More On the Spring Dance Stage

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Mark Morris and Twyla Tharp present their unique takes on bands of the 1960s, while American Ballet Theater brings a world premiere by Alexei Ratmansky.

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Field of Presidential Dreams

Friday, May 03, 2019

Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders. Jay Inslee, and more! With so many Democratic hopefuls, where do they stand on issues like health care and climate change?

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Review: Another Grand Win for Winogrand

Friday, May 03, 2019

The Brooklyn Museum unveils his unknown, unshown, gorgeous color photographs.

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The Government's Bar Tab at Mar-a-Lago

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Spending taxpayer money at Mar-a-Lago is a such a "headache," the State Department got a special credit card for visits to the president's private club.

Review: 'Tootsie's' A Crowd-Pleaser, But With A Caveat

Saturday, April 27, 2019

This new Broadway show based on the 1982 movie is that that rare musical that's actually funny. But the story is ill-timed.

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'Charlie for the Culture'

Friday, April 26, 2019

Charlie Herman.

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The Marvelization of Hollywood

Friday, April 26, 2019

With the latest movie "Avengers: Endgame" now playing in theaters, how the groundbreaking franchise has changed the industry.

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Review: 'Hillary and Clinton' — You Know How This Story Ends

Sunday, April 21, 2019

If you're still obsessed with Hillary Clinton and her presidential ambitions, this is the play for you.

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Review: 'Hadestown' Is A Play About Hell That's Heavenly

Saturday, April 20, 2019

A stylish, resonant, high-energy musical, with richly textured songs.

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Uber Maps Out Its Future

Friday, April 19, 2019

After much anticipation, the ride-hailing company starts the process to become a publicly traded company, valued at possibly $100 billion. But is it making a profit? 

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'Harm to Ongoing Matter'

Friday, April 19, 2019

Trump’s business deal was bigger, lasted longer and fueled more secrecy than we knew before.

'Charlie for the Culture'

Friday, April 19, 2019

“Charlie for the Culture.”

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100 Solos for 100 Years of Merce Cunningham

Monday, April 15, 2019

This week marks what would have been the groundbreaking choreographer's 100th birthday, prompting a global celebration of his life and work.

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Uncovering The Secrets of the Consulting Firm McKinsey

Friday, April 12, 2019

A closer look at McKinsey's work for foreign leaders and businesses like pharmaceutical companies, thanks to an on-going investigation by the New York Times.

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