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.



Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Sources: Longtime Trump Organization executive is negotiating guilty plea to fraud

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Allen Weisselberg was charged with multiple felonies for an alleged 16-year scheme to avoid paying taxes by compensating Weisselberg with untaxed benefits like a luxury apartment and car.


Judge refuses to dismiss tax fraud charges for Trump organization, former CFO

Friday, August 12, 2022

The Trump Organization and longtime chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg will be tried on tax fraud charges. A judge refused to dismiss the charges and scheduled jury selection for October.


Jury selection will start in October for Trump Organization criminal trial

Friday, August 12, 2022

The Trump Organization and its former chief financial officer are accused of conspiring to evade federal, state and local taxes over a 16-year period. They deny the charges and any wrongdoing.


Trump's history of trying to stop investigations and withhold records

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Critics of the FBI search of ex-President Trump's Mar-A-Lago estate say he had been cooperating and a raid was unnecessary. But Trump has a record of trying to fend off probes and withhold records.


The Line Between Independence and Insurrection

Monday, July 04, 2022

Decoding the Jan. 6th Insurrection – what we should have learned from the past and what we must remember for the future.

January 6th Hearing: Day 3 Recap

Friday, June 17, 2022

A recap of the third day of the January 6th hearings.

Previewing the January 6th Committee Hearings

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz talk about what to expect from the House committee's findings on the January 6th Capitol attack.

What to Expect from the January 6 Hearings

Friday, June 03, 2022

Some people are predicting the hearings will be quite a show. 

The War on Pineapple

Friday, June 03, 2022

The lies that led to the infamous attack on our democracy. 

New Podcast Investigates Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Attack

Monday, May 16, 2022

Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz join to talk about their new podcast, Will Be Wild, from Pineapple Media, which investigates the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.


Giuliani is still under investigation a year after the FBI raided his home and office

Thursday, April 28, 2022

It's been one year since the FBI raided Rudy Giuliani's Manhattan home and office. He has not been charged with any crimes, but investigators are looking at his activities in Ukraine.


Last year the FBI raided Giuliani's home. A year later he's still under investigation

Thursday, April 28, 2022

One year after the raid on Rudy Giuliani's home and office, we look at his career from prosecutor, to mayor, to Donald Trump's lawyer, to target of an investigation by the office he used to lead.


Grand jury investigating Trump is expected to expire by Friday, sources say

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

A spokeswoman for Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg declined to comment, pointing to Bragg's statement from this month that "There is no magic at all to any previously reported dates."


Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz on What Led to Jan. 6th

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Andrea Bernstein and Ilya Marritz talk about their new podcast about what led up to the Jan. 6th insurrection, plus the latest on the former president's legal issues.

Trump is being held in contempt of court for failing to comply with subpoena

Monday, April 25, 2022

A judge has held former President Trump in contempt of court for failing to comply with a subpoena from New York's attorney general. He's being fined $10,000 per day for failing to produce documents.


A judge holds Donald Trump in contempt of court and fines him $10,000 per day

Monday, April 25, 2022

Trump has been ordered to pay $10,000 for each day he does not turn over documents sought by the N.Y. attorney general in connection with a civil probe of the Trump Organization.


New York's attorney general wants Trump held in contempt for not producing documents

Monday, April 25, 2022

Lawyers for Donald Trump are due in court Monday in New York to argue that the former president should not be held in contempt over a subpoena for Trump Organization documents.


Grand jury probe of Trump's business practices is active, Manhattan DA says

Friday, April 08, 2022

The district attorney of Manhattan Alvin Braggs is forcefully denying speculation that his office has ended a criminal investigation of former President Donald Trump over his business practices.


Former prosecutor says Donald Trump is 'guilty of numerous felony violations'

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Mark Pomerantz, a former prosecutor who resigned amid a criminal probe into Donald Trump's business practices, said he thinks the former president should be tried by a jury on felony charges.


2 prosecutors leading the Manhattan DA's Trump probe have resigned

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The prosecutors in charge of the Manhattan district attorney's criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump have suddenly resigned, throwing the future of the probe into question.