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:

The Trump Inauguration’s ‘Unconscionable Contract’

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Prosecutors are investigating whether the Trump family business overcharged Donald Trump's inaugural committee — a story first reported by Trump, Inc.

Donald and Ivanka Trump Were Involved in Inauguration's Inflated Payments to Family Business, New Suit Says

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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“Members of the Trump family were aware of and involved in the negotiation of this unconscionable contract,” the District of Columbia’s attorney general wrote in the suit.


The Different Campaign Styles Of Biden And Warren

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden didn't have any appearances before the public during his time in New York. But Elizabeth Warren did.


News Quiz 2019: Impeachment and the Mueller Report

Friday, December 27, 2019

Test your knowledge of the Mueller Report and the Ukraine investigation.

News Quiz 2019: News of the World (That's Not Russia)

Friday, December 27, 2019

Test your memories of 2019 and world news

Judge Dismisses Local Effort to Prosecute Manafort

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A New York judge has dismissed a case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort brought by Manhattan's District Attorney.

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What Is Giuliani Doing in Ukraine?

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Rudy went to Ukraine, he says, to write his own report, a counter-narrative to Dems' charges. Trump, Inc. co-hosts tell us why he's talking to people widely considered to be corrupt.


Wednesday, December 11, 2019

During a 2019 hunting trip, Donald Trump Jr. killed a rare argali sheep. The Mongolian government issued him a hunting permit retroactively and he met with the country's president.

What is Giuliani Doing in Ukraine?

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The president's personal attorney spent last week in Ukraine meeting with current and former officials in pursuit of damaging information about Trump's political rivals.

Gordon Sondland

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Three women recall Gordon Sondland made unwanted sexual contact in business settings.

The Diplomat, The Machers, And The Oligarch

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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.

All The President’s Memes

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The business of conspiracies.

OTM presents Trump Inc: All the President's Memes

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The business of conspiracies.

How to Get Away with Murder? Become President, President's Lawyers Say

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Two impeachment-related cases at the SDNY courthouse yesterday: one on presidential immunity, the other on Giuliani's associates. The hosts of Trump, Inc. were there. They have stories. 

The Tale of Two Court Cases: President Trump and Rule of Law

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

In each case, lawyers argued that President Trump's executive privilege exempts him from criminal investigations. 


Meanwhile in Ukraine

Friday, October 04, 2019

Trump, Inc.'s Ilya Marritz witnesses the Trump–Ukraine story unfold — from within Ukraine. 


Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Rudy Giuliani has been looking for "corruption" in Ukraine. It's easy to find among the very people he's befriended.

Trump, Inc.: Biden, Trump, Ukraine

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

A heated discussion was prompted by a listener about facts and opinions as they relate to Hunter Biden and the Ukraine Inquiry. 

Trump Inc. Explores Web of Connections Between President Trump and Ukraine

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Even before he became president, Donald Trump had ties with the former Soviet Republic.


OTM presents Trump Inc: The Family Business

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

WNYC's Trump Inc. podcast looks at how Trump has taken his way of doing business to the government.