Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz is a senior reporter at WNYC and the co-host of Trump, Inc.

Ilya was born and raised in Manhattan. His work has been heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, On The Media, Planet Money, and The World. He has contributed print pieces to The Daily News, The New Yorker online, Bloomberg Businessweek, and the Financial Times. Since 2018, he has been the co-host of the duPont silver baton-winning podcast Trump, Inc., produced by WNYC and ProPublica.

He previously hosted The Season, a podcast about a struggling college football team, the Columbia University Lions.

He has worked as a reporter at WNYC since 2008. Prior to that, Ilya was a producer at The Brian Lehrer Show and at NPR's All Things Considered, and a reporter at Radio Prague.

 

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Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

What We Learned About the Supreme Court in 2023

Friday, December 29, 2023

This year's reporting revealed rot at the Supreme Court.

The Man Who Shaped SCOTUS

Thursday, October 26, 2023

A deep dive on the man who has played a critical role in the conservative takeover of America's courts.

We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 3

Friday, October 13, 2023

Leo's vision for American society .... collides with American society. 

Part 1: “Tell them Leonard told you to call”

Friday, October 13, 2023

Really big money flows into state Supreme Court races. 

We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 3

Friday, October 13, 2023

Reporters Andrea Bernstein, Ilya Marritz, and Andy Kroll bring you Episode 3: The Federalist Society for Everything

Part 3: "Google Leonard Leo"

Friday, October 13, 2023

In a town where people know who Leonard Leo is, he faces pushback. 

Part 2: The Federalist Society for Everything

Friday, October 13, 2023

What will Leonard Leo do with $1.6 billion?

Part 2: The Fishing Trip

Friday, October 06, 2023

How a luxury trip to Alaska turned into a Supreme Court ethics scandal.

We Don't Talk About Leonard: Episode 2

Friday, October 06, 2023

Reporters Andrea Bernstein, Ilya Marritz, and Andy Kroll bring you Episode 2: The Network.

Part 1: A Bobblehead Doll of Leonard Leo

Friday, October 06, 2023

One conservative lawyer rises through the ranks.

Part 3: Talent, Meet Money

Friday, October 06, 2023

Leo gains power, and a Federalist Society donor becomes disillusioned.

Part 2: Most Likely to Succeed

Friday, September 29, 2023

A look at the backstory of the man who funds "basically everything."

Introducing We Don't Talk About Leonard

Friday, September 29, 2023

Reporters Andrea Bernstein, Ilya Marritz, and Andy Kroll bring you Episode 1: Most likely to succeed.

Trump instructed to obey court rules ahead of Manhattan criminal trial

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

At a hearing Tuesday in New York, which former President Donald Trump attended via video conference, Judge Juan Merchan ordered Trump to obey a protective order or face a possible contempt ruling.

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A jury finds Trump liable for battery and defamation in E. Jean Carroll trial

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

Jurors believed that Carroll's allegation of sexual abuse in a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s was more likely true than not. They awarded her $5 million in total damages.

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Closing arguments are set to begin in E. Jean Carroll's civil case against Trump

Monday, May 08, 2023

Former President Donald Trump will not testify at the civil trial where longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accuses him of raping her in a luxury department store dressing room in 1996.

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Ahead of its second week, catch up on E. Jean Carroll's trial against former president Trump

Saturday, April 29, 2023

The second week of E. Jean Carroll's trial against former President Donald Trump starts Monday. The former columnist says he raped her in the 1990s, then called her a liar when she went public.

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E. Jean Carroll testified in trial that Trump sexual assaulted her

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Former columnist E. Jean Carroll is scheduled to testify Wednesday in her civil sexual assault suit against former President Donald Trump. Carroll claims Trump raped her in the mid 1990s.

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Donald Trump's civil rape case goes to trial in Manhattan

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Former columnist E. Jean Carroll sued the former president for allegedly raping her in a department store dressing room in the 1990s. Donald Trump has said she made it all up for publicity reasons.

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E. Jean Carroll's civil trial against former President Donald Trump begins

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

A civil trial against former President Donald Trump began Tuesday in Manhattan. Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of raping her in the 1990s.

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