Kate Hinds


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:

For the First Time in 14 Years, the Yankees and Red Sox Have a Postseason Face-Off

Friday, October 05, 2018

As New Yorkers prepared to cheer on the Bronx Bombers, team rivalries threatened to tear the WNYC Newsroom apart.


A History of Moynihan, The Story Behind 'Lolita'

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Joseph Dorman & Toby Perl Freilich on ”The Moynihan Documentary Project.” This week's installment of “Living Here with Kate" presented by Kate Hinds. Sarah Weinman on "The Real Lolita." 


Drafters of the 25th Amendment Say It's Not Meant to Be Dragged into Politics

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

A dive into the 25th Amendment with two of the people who helped draft and pass it.

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The Atlantic is Worried About Our Democracy, 40 years of Icarus Films

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Jeffrey Goldberg on The Atlantic's new issue, "Is Democracy Dying?" Kate Hinds on NYC garbage collection. Jonathan Miller & Jake Perlin on Icarus Films at 40 at Metrograph.

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Introducing 'Living Here with Kate'

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Kate Hinds & Stephen Nessen on the current state of the MTA.


Summer Vacation Is for the Birds

Saturday, August 11, 2018

When you think "fall migration," you might not think "August." But some birds are already heading south.


This Is No Typical Lemonade Stand

Sunday, July 29, 2018

About a dozen young school kids were selling $1 cups of lemonade in Columbus Circle on Sunday to raise money for migrant children and the homeless.


Kusama Goes to the Beach

Friday, July 27, 2018

Her work "Narcissus Garden" — 1,500 stainless steel, mirrored spheres — are spread across the floor in a dilapidated building as part of this year's "Rockaway!" arts festival.


Georgia O'Keeffe's 'Tropical' Period

Friday, July 13, 2018

For nine weeks in 1939, O'Keeffe visited Hawaii and made paintings of green valleys, crashing waves and lush flowers. Most of the works are now on view at the New York Botanical Garden.


Wayward Snowy Owl Found Stranded on Rikers Island

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

This juvenile snowy owl should be hundreds of miles north of New York City by this time of year, munching on lemmings. Instead, she was discovered in a courtyard on Rikers Island.

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Baseball Season, 2018: It's a Washout

Monday, June 04, 2018

Yankees fans expecting to kick back and tune into the ballgame have been repeatedly disappointed. The team is leading Major League Baseball in rainouts.


Chinese Robocalls Are Bombarding New York

Thursday, April 26, 2018

New York is the latest city to be hit with a rash of robocalls in Mandarin. The NYPD estimates that in four months, scammers have already made off with $3 million.

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15 Years Ago, New York City's Subway Tokens Rode Off Into the Sunset

Thursday, April 12, 2018

They had a 50-year run, but 2003 was the end of the line for the city's iconic transit token. 

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New Yorkers Take to the Streets as Part of "March for Our Lives"

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Tens of thousands of students, parents, teachers, and others rallied in Manhattan Saturday to join in a growing global call to end gun violence.

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Go Do This: Making What’s Hidden Visible

Thursday, March 22, 2018

With so much to see and do in New York City, here are three suggestions to get you off the couch this weekend.


Why You Should ❤️ NYC Pigeons

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

They can read mammograms. They can see ultraviolet light. And they know how to keep the spark in a relationship alive. This Valentine's Day, let's learn to love them.

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Outreach Workers Combat Street Homelessness on the Front Lines

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

It takes an average of five months of contact with outreach workers to convince someone who's chronically homeless to come inside, according to the city. 

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'Who's Gonna Believe Me?' Why This Bronx Woman Broke Her Silence About Russell Simmons

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Rap legend Sherri Hines says Simmons raped her at his New York office in 1983.

She's Owl Right! Bird Who Hit a Midtown Building Flies Again

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

An injured owl was nursed back to health and released in Central Park earlier this week.


Year-End New Quiz

Friday, December 29, 2017

A look back at this year’s biggest and most memorable news stories.