Kate Hinds

Planning Editor, WNYC News


Kate Hinds is WNYC's planning editor. She's been with the station long enough to have experienced life in the Municipal Building. She’s encouraged people to attend MTA board meetings, reported on the dangers of left turns, written about the persistence of hot subway cars, lamented the C train, explored the link between poverty and traffic crashes, and defended pigeons. She lives with her family in Manhattan, and Oliver is her local bodega cat. 

Kate Hinds appears in the following:

Parking Placards and Their Knock-Offs

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

There's parking placard abuse, and then there are the knock-off parking placards.

Week Ahead: March 18, 2019

Sunday, March 17, 2019

In this week's look ahead: NYC's high school notices, the public gets to share their feelings on congestion pricing, and NJ legislators get ready to vote on marijuana. 


Local News with Kate Hinds

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

"Living Here with Kate."


Week Ahead: March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

On this week's look ahead: the local anti-vaccination movement, Hudson Yards opens, and a hearing in Trenton about a mystery hire.


Week Ahead: February 25. 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

On this week's look ahead: the special election for New York City Public Advocate, the push for congestion pricing, and Bernie comes to Brooklyn. 


Amazon Opponent Passed Over for State Board

Sunday, February 24, 2019

State Senator Michael Gianaris won't be heading for the Public Authorities Control Board after all. 

Comments [1]

Week Ahead: February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

On this week's look ahead: the fallout from the Amazon deal, what's happening with the L train, the City Council tries to rein in parking placard abuse, and New Jersey's deer problem. 


'Living Here with Kate'

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

"Living Here with Kate."


Week Ahead: February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

On this week's look ahead: school diversity, homophobia in the City Council, sexual harassment in Albany, a dramatic performance of an actual deportation hearing, and it's dog show time.


'Living Here with Kate:' Taxi Edition

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

"Living Here with Kate."


A Visit to a NYC Firing Range to Hear From Gun Owners

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

They're pleased that the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case challenging the city's handgun law this fall.

Comments [6]

Week Ahead: February 4, 2019

Monday, February 04, 2019

Coming up this week: the first Public Advocate debate, "Ask Governor Murphy," the deal between the city and the federal government over NYCHA, and some endangered sound. 


New York's Public Housing Faces Federal Takeover Threat

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The de Blasio administration and the federal government need to reach an agreement by the end of Thursday on how to fix the city's crumbling public housing system.

Comments [2]

'Living Here with Kate'

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

"Living Here with Kate."

Comments [1]

Here's Our Working List of Local Organizations Aiding Furloughed Federal Workers

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Universities, hospitals and restaurants are doing what they can to help government workers affected by the shutdown. If you know an organization that's helping, add it to our list.


'Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, & a Mother's Will to Survive,' 'Living Here with Kate'

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Stephanie Land on "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive." "Living Here with Kate."

Comments [1]

A Virtuoso's US Tour, 'Living Here with Kate,' R. Kelly Update

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti & Clemency Burton-Hill on Benedetti's US tour. "Living Here with Kate." Dee Lockett, Elizabeth A. Harris, & Ben Sisario on R. Kelly.


New Year, New Laws

Friday, December 28, 2018

Healthcare reforms, no more Styrofoam, and changing birth certificates: here are some of the policies going into effect on January 1st. 

Comments [1]

Longtime New York Public Radio President Laura Walker Will Step Down Next Year

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Walker will remain as CEO until March 2019 and assist the transition to a new CEO through June. The Board of Trustees will begin a search for the organization’s next leader.

Comments [44]

New York, the Saw-Whet Owls Are Upon Us. Obey Them or Risk Their Wrath.

Friday, December 07, 2018

Nah, these little robin-sized owls are harmless. But New Yorkers are reporting more sightings this season, which means their migration has gone awry.

Comments [5]