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:

Trump, Mnuchin, And The 2017 Tax Overhaul

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

President Trump's 2017 tax overhaul was supposed to pay for itself. It didn't.

Why We Still Don't Know The Truth About Russia

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann offers a new account of the inner workings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Trump. 

Trump's Taxes, Finally

Monday, September 28, 2020

President Trump has spent years fighting with politicians and prosecutors who wanted to see his taxes. Now we know what he’s been hiding.

What Trump's Taxes Reveal

Monday, September 28, 2020

The New York Times investigation found President Trump paid just $750 in federal taxes in both 2016 and 2017, and nothing at all for 10 of the previous 15 years. 

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The Empty Office at 555 California St.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The Qatari government rents office space in President Trump's most profitable building. No one works there.

The Perry Deals

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Why did Energy Secretary Rick Perry urge Ukraine to award a tiny Louisiana energy company a deal worth billions of dollars?

The Russia Report

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

A bipartisan Senate report details Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and its extensive contact with members of the Trump campaign.

The Diplomat, The Machers, And The Oligarch

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The impeachment inquiry focuses on whether or not there was a quid pro quo. We look at the same events from a different vantage point: The business interests at play.

Trump Transition Agrees to Pay Penalty, Share Documents with NJ

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The settlement paves the way for the New Jersey's Attorney General, Gurbir Grewal, to continue a probe of the organization's finances.

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Temporary Presidential Immunity Is Not A Thing

Friday, July 10, 2020

The Supreme Court finally ruled on whether Congress and investigators can obtain the president's financial information. The answer is yes — but it's a little more complicated than that.

'Showbiz Kids'

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Director Alex Winter joins us to discuss his new documentary, “Showbiz Kids,” about the lives of child actors.

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'You Exist Too Much'

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Author Zaina Arafat joins us to discuss her novel, You Exist Too Much.

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Critter Encounters

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

WNYC producer Amy Pearl joins us to talk about the new and exciting critters we’re spotting in the area, and takes calls from listeners.

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'The Line'

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Playwrights Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen talk about their play, "The Line," which premieres digitally on July 8.

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Social Media Bans and Content Moderation

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Robert Peck, lecturer at the University of Iowa, discusses the recent wave of bans across social media platforms and the implications of content moderation policies.

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NYT Mag's Decameron Project

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

NYT Magazine Labs editor Caitlin Roper joins us to talk about the new interactive short fiction project inspired by The Decameron.

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The Watchdogs

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

President Donald Trump’s purge of watchdogs is on the mind of one of the newly hired officials charged with overseeing the more than $2 trillion CARES Act.

New Questions for Trump’s Biggest Lenders

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Changes to financial documents helped the Trump Organization borrow $73 million more than it had previously. Plus: We revisit our reporting on President Trump and Deutsche Bank.

Temporary Presidential Immunity

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

President Trump's lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that, while in office, the chief executive is immune from criminal investigations by local authorities.

The Accountants

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Trump’s accountants have been crucial enablers in his remarkable rise. And like their marquee client, they have a colorful and tangled story of their own.