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:

Game Over: The Collapse of Toys ‘R’ Us

Friday, June 08, 2018

At one time, the retail giant used to rule the toy market. Now, it's bankrupt, liquidating stores and laying off workers. What happened? 

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Review: The Inside Skinny on Giacometti

Friday, June 08, 2018

A new show at the Guggenheim captures his love of oil, paint and plaster.

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An Night of Opera in the Green-Wood Cemetery

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The new opera "The Rose Elf" premieres in the Catacombs. It's the first production in a new series of classical music performances in a part of the park usually closed to the public.

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Review: “The Boys in the Band” are Back — and Look Out

Friday, June 01, 2018

Fifty years later, they’re as sharp-tongued as ever in the play's Broadway debut. 

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Behind the 'Bad Blood' at Theranos

Friday, June 01, 2018

A new book details how the Silicon Valley company and its charismatic founder, Elizabeth Holmes, had an irresistible pitch, but no technology to back it up.

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Spring Dance: A 19th-Century Ballet Revival and a Show Inspired By 'Soul Train'

Friday, June 01, 2018

In June, the American Ballet Theatre presents a new "Harlequinade," while choreographer Rennie Harris takes us back to the days of Soul Train with his show 'Funkedified.'

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The Met Museum Offers “The Art of Music”

Friday, May 25, 2018

The museum has had an impressive collection of musical instruments for well over a century, but for much of that time it was one of the hidden treasures.  No longer.  

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How Trump's Economic Policies Are Playing Out

Friday, May 25, 2018

From small farms to car factories, the president's economic policies are having an effect. How will they influence voters during the primary season?

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Trump, Inc, Live: From ‘The Art of the Deal’ to the Dossier

Friday, May 18, 2018

The Trump, Inc. Team holds a live show in New York City to ponder Donald Trump’s business model from the 1980’s to today.

Bet on It: Sports World Gears Up for Gambling

Friday, May 18, 2018

Following the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a federal ban on betting, how will the business of sports change — and expand?

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Life in Transition on Staten Island

Saturday, May 12, 2018

As a week of activities celebrating LGBTQ pride on Staten Island begins, one lifelong island resident is learning to embrace his transgender identity.

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A Concert Meant For Falling Asleep To

Friday, May 04, 2018

Max Richter's "Sleep" is designed for the drowsy. But if you want to stay up and listen all night long, it's for you too. 

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Are You Ready for New York's Big Art Fair Weekend?

Friday, May 04, 2018

The huge Frieze Art Show is coming to Randall’s Island, the TEFAF New York Spring show is happening at the Park Avenue Armory and lots of smaller shows are popping up all over the city.

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Review: Chaim Soutine’s Meaty Accomplishments

Friday, May 04, 2018

The Jewish Museum rehabilitates an undervalued master.

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A Glimpse Inside 'The Shed'

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Next spring, New York will get a major new cultural and performing arts center at Hudson Yards. But this week and next, New Yorkers can get a preview of what's to come. 

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Getting Uber Back on Track

Friday, April 27, 2018

Can the new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, correct the course of the embattled ride-sharing company?

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The Hidden Hand of a Casino Company In Trump’s Contact with Vietnam

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Trump’s first call with the Vietnamese prime minister was arranged by Marc Kasowitz, a Trump personal lawyer who has another client with business interests in Vietnam.

Spring Dance: A New Company from Cuba and Old Favorites from Jerome Robbins

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Cuban-born choreographer Carlos Acosta brings his company to New York for its U.S. debut. And then next month, New York City Ballet begins a weeks-long celebration of Robbins.

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#MeToo and Wall Street’s ‘Black Hole’

Friday, April 20, 2018

An investigation into sexual harassment cases handled by the body that oversees workplace misconduct of securities brokers found a troubling track record.

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Chair of Landmarks Commission to Step Down in June

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Meenakshi Srinivasan spoke with WNYC's Richard Hake about the four years she led the Commission.

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