Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC and is the host of "The Season."

He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.


Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Where’d Trump’s Record Inauguration Spending Go? 'It’s Inexplicable'

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The inaugural committee raised $107 million, including what appear to be the first dark money contributions to an inauguration.

Trump Org Ordered Golf Markers With the Presidential Seal. That May Be Illegal.

Monday, March 05, 2018

The president’s company placed an order to manufacture replicas of the presidential seal, raising new ethics questions.

Local Leaders Say Trump Must Commit to Hudson River Tunnel Project

Sunday, March 04, 2018

The President appears to have walked away from the badly-needed Gateway project linking New Jersey and New York.

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The Mysterious Loan Trump Made to Himself and More

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

David Fahrenthold with the Washington Post answers your questions — and then asks one himself.

The Brian Lehrer Show: Robert Reich, Trump, Inc., #MeToo in the Art World and the Making of a Black Feminist

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Brian discusses Trump's business dealings, #MeToo in the art world, black feminism, and the "cruel joke" of trickle-down economics.

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Money Laundering and the Trump Taj Mahal

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The casino’s money laundering controls were so lacking, regulators found, it amounted to “willful" violations of the law.

All the President's Mysterious Businesses

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

A new podcast digs deep into the Trump family businesses.

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Reporters Talk About the Firing of NYPR Hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz

Friday, December 22, 2017

Longtime NYPR hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz have been fired for violating “standards for providing an inclusive, appropriate and respectful work environment.”

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New York Public Radio Fires Hosts Lopate and Schwartz

Thursday, December 21, 2017

A WNYC News investigation finds complaints to management about the two longtime hosts go back years.

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Seeya, Trump. Hello, Dominick.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A troubled Trump property re-brands

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New York Public Radio Board Meets Amid Harassment Crisis

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Laura Walker, President and CEO, will present her plan to restore trust with listeners and supporters.

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Lopate, Schwartz Suspended From WNYC

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Longtime hosts Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz were placed on immediate leave pending an investigation into accusations of inappropriate conduct.

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A Reckoning in Our Own House

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

A deeper look at the allegations facing the former host of The Takeaway, John Hockenberry. 

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Harassment and Bullying Allegations Rock WNYC After Departure of Celebrated Host

Monday, December 04, 2017

John Hockenberry, the longtime host of The Takeaway, is accused of harassment, including inappropriate sexual behavior. A WNYC News investigation takes a deeper look.

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John Hockenberry and Our #MeToo Moment

Monday, December 04, 2017

Journalist Suki Kim and WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz discuss the sexual misconduct allegations against John Hockenberry, the former host of The Takeaway. 

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Trump SoHo Hotel Ditches the Name 'Trump'

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Trump SoHo has been hemorrhaging business since Trump announced his presidential campaign.

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The Incredible Shrinking Trump Organization

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A new report suggests the Trump Organization has been puffing up its revenues.

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Another Class Action Renter Suit Against Kushner Companies

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A group of tenants in Brooklyn claim Kushner Companies deliberately and knowingly overcharged them on rent.


Decision Time for NY and NJ Republicans on Tax Plan

Sunday, November 12, 2017

The House's proposed tax overhaul will hurt some New Yorkers and New Jerseyans. Will their Republican representatives support it?


De Blasio’s New York: Still Unequal, But Arguably More Affordable

Friday, November 03, 2017

By some commonly used statistical measures, Mayor de Blasio has failed to fix the city's income inequality problem. But rent freezes and pre-k add up, if not in the ways you might think.

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