Leticia Theodore

Leticia is an associate producer in WNYC's News and information Department. She was a social worker for 8 years before switching careers, and has worked for a short period with CNN and the ABC Radio Network.Before coming to WNYC she was a reporter for the weekly newspaper, Bronx Times Reporter. She has a special interest in teen and urban issues. (February 2001)

Leticia Theodore appears in the following:

MTA To Take Control Of Queens Buses?

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

The future of 7 private bus companies is up in the air. 400-thousand city commuters rely on those companies...each work day. The MTA is looking into taking over the bus lines and Mayor Bloomberg extended the city's contracts with the companies until June 1st to ...


35th Council District A Hot Contest

Friday, October 31, 2003

The hottest race to watch in New York City on election day is taking place in the 35th council district in Brooklyn. The doors of city hall might be opening for an emerging party's candidate. Leticia Theodore has been watching the developments for WNYC.

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Construction Boom in Queens?

Friday, July 25, 2003

The Cost of Living: Stories from the Front Lines in the Five Boroughs
The Bronx
Staten Island

More than 170-thousand jobs were lost in New York City over the last 2 years. But, ...


What I Did On Summer Vacation

Friday, July 18, 2003

The 51 men and women who make up the New York City Council put the budget to bed on June 30th. With the start of the new fiscal year they get a break until September. WNYC's Leticia Theodore was curious to find out where councilmembers ...


Judge Rolls Back Fare Hike

Thursday, May 15, 2003

On Wednesday a state supreme court judge ordered the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to roll back the recent fare hike. Judge Louis B. York has given the agency two weeks. WNYC's Leticia Theodore has more.


MTA Accused of Tinkering With Numbers

Thursday, April 24, 2003

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is on the defensive. Both the city and the state controllers have accused the agency of hiding more than half a billion dollars by tinkering with its numbers and hiding special accounts. WNYC's Leticia Theodore has more.

Reporter: MTA boss peter ...


Military Family

Thursday, April 10, 2003

Without a major military base in the greater metro area New Yorkers may not be as familiar with the toll that active military duty takes on the families left behind. Twenty-three year old David Goldberg is a Marine. Along with his parents in Yonkers, David's ...


Explosion at Staten Island Oil Storage Facility

Monday, February 24, 2003

The explosion at an oil storage facility on Staten Island caught the attention of the metro area on Friday morning. Residents of Staten Island were shaken, some thought of terrorism, others simply thought of safety. WNYC's Leticia Theodore reports.


Redistricting in Brooklyn and Queens

Friday, February 07, 2003

Brooklyn is Brooklyn and Queens is Queens. That's what you thought but it's redistricting time in New York City. When the 2000 census figures were released each state had to analyze them and redraw or redistrict Congressional and City Council lines. WNYC's Leticia Theodore spent ...


Remembering Jam Master Jay

Tuesday, November 05, 2002

Family, friends and fans of Jason Mizell, better known as "Jam Master Jay", will say a final goodbye today. Jay's funeral service will be held in Queens. He was shot to death in his studio last week. Police continue to investigate the murder. The 37-year ...


New York Smoking Ban Hearings

Friday, October 11, 2002

The city council welcomed debate Thursday on Mayor Bloomberg's proposal to ban smoking in all public establishments. The debate was contentious, and began before the hearing on the steps of city hall. WNYC's Leticia Theodore was there.

Reporter: Under dark gray skies and periodic drizzles, two ...


First Public Hearing on Smoking Ban

Thursday, October 10, 2002

A bill to ban smoking in all New York City restaurants and bars gets its first public hearing today. Mayor Michael Bloomberg -- an ex-smoker himself -- has already pushed cigarette prices to seven dollars a pack. He says his proposed ban would save ...


Local Afghan Community

Tuesday, March 05, 2002

As the war in Afghanistan continues, the local Afghan community in New York is scrambling to find ways to help people in their homeland, shipping medical supplies and planning their own trips there. WNYC's Leticia Theodore reports on a few of the local activists.

Arian Azziz, ...


Afghan Community in New York

Friday, December 14, 2001

An estimated 20,000 Afghans have made their lives in a small section of Queens called "Little Afghanistan." Like so many people in the United States, they are dealing with the attacks of September 11th, but this community also has another worry....the impact of the war ...


Fulton Fish Market Moves To Hunt's Point

Wednesday, November 28, 2001

Work has begun at the site of a new Fish Market at Hunt's Point in the the Bronx. It's intended to replace the cities traditional outlet the Fulton Fish Market in downtown Manhattan. But the project will take two years, and the fish wholesalers say ...


The Coast Guard

Friday, October 19, 2001

The US Coast Guard has been guarding NY Harbor since the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. The exercise is the biggest domestic security operation by the Coast Guard since World War Two.


Coast Guard

Thursday, October 18, 2001



NY's Afghanis Worried

Wednesday, October 10, 2001

And now Afghanis who attended services are adding to their worries the safety of civilians inm their homeland.


A Piece of the WTC

Wednesday, October 03, 2001

New York City will be giving a piece of the World Trade Center to each family who lost someone in the terrorist attack.


South Asian Explosion

Thursday, September 06, 2001

WNYC’s Leticia Theodore went to Jackson Heights to find out how the community looks at and is participating in New York City politics.