Rebeca Ibarra

Host, WNYC News

Rebeca Ibarra is a host for WNYC News. Follow her @RebeIbarraC

Rebeca is the local host and producer for NPR/WNYC's Consider This. A Mexico City native, she's been with WNYC since 2015, first as a newsroom intern and then as a news producer and reporter. She has covered everything from the development boom in downtown Newark to the effects of the pandemic on New York City’s restaurant industry. In 2019, she moved over to WNYC Studios and helped produce the wonderfully funny and poignant podcast, Scattered. She's an occasional newscaster and WNYC All Things Considered guest host. 

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Rebeca Ibarra appears in the following:

More Than A Month After Ida, A Family That Lost Everything Still Without a Home

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

“It’s as if it were prohibited for immigrants to attain housing with dignity.”

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Spotlighting Indigenous Voices: 'Stolen' from Reporter Connie Walker

Monday, October 11, 2021

Journalist Connie Walker joins us to discuss her podcast from Gimlet Media titled, Stolen: The Search for Jermain.

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Death Of Brooklyn Teen After Illness At Sleepaway Camp Worries Orthodox Community, Puzzles Health Officials

Friday, July 23, 2021

The sudden loss has stunned members of Brooklyn’s tight-knit Hasidic community.

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New York Theatre Workshop Preview

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Aaron Malkin joins us to share a preview of New York Theatre Workshop's upcoming seasons

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'STOMP' Returns to NYC

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

'STOMP' co-creator and self-taught percussionist Luke Cresswell joins to discuss the show's return

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'SEMBLANCE' from Director Whitney White

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Writer and director Whitney White and actor Nikiya Mathis join us to discuss 'SEMBLANCE'

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JP Brammer: 'Hola Papi'

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Author JP Brammer joins us to discuss his new memoir-in-essays 'Hola Papi'

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New Documentary 'Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage'

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Director Garrett Price joins to discuss his new documentary on Woodstock 99

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'Moving in 2008' Film

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Writer/director/producer Calogero Carucci joins us to discuss his feature film 'Moving in 2008.'

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What Surfing Tells Us about Addiction

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Thad Ziolkowski joins us to talk about his new book about surfing and addiction, called 'THE DROP: How The Most Addictive Sport Can Help Us Understand Addiction and Recovery.'

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'The Magic of Tinned Fish'

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Chris McDade joins us to discuss his new cookbook, 'The Magic of Tinned Fish: Elevate Your Cooking with Canned Anchovies, Sardines, Mackerel, Crab, and Other Amazing Seafood.'

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Kate Has a Plan — July 20, 2021

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

WNYC planning editor Kate Hinds joins us for our ongoing series, "Kate Has a Plan," to discuss the stories the newsroom is following this week.

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Tokyo Olympics Controversies

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

'The Nation' sports editor Dave Zirin joins us for a conversation about the issues surrounding the Tokyo Olympics.

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Alex Wolff on 'Old' & 'Pig'

Monday, July 19, 2021

Actor Alex Wolff joins us to discuss his role in M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming film, 'Old,' as well as starring opposite Nicolas Cage in the film 'Pig,' now in theaters.

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Summer Beach Reads

Monday, July 19, 2021

New York Times Book Review editor Tina Jordan drops by to give us her summer reading recommendations.

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Listening Party: St. Lenox's New Album

Monday, July 19, 2021

Andrew Choi of St. Lenox joins us for a Listening Party for his new album, Ten Songs of Worship and Praise for Our Tumultuous Times.

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74th Cannes Film Festival Recap

Monday, July 19, 2021

Kyle Buchanan, pop culture reporter and awards season columnist for the New York Times, joins the show to give us his Cannes Film Festival post mortem.

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Super PACs Poured Millions Into NYC's Primary, But Most Of The Money Went To Losing Candidates

Friday, July 16, 2021

June's primary election proved to be the costliest in New York City history. 

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Remembering The Death Of Eric Garner After A Year Of Political Unrest

Friday, July 16, 2021

Saturday marks the 7th anniversary of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of NYPD officers on Staten Island. 

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Child Tax Credit Day; NYC's Congested Roads; Biden & Deportations; Reactions to Rachel Nichols' Comments

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Child tax credit checks start to arrive; Fewer people commuting, but more cars on the road; Biden's immigration policies; Reactions to Rachel Nichols' comments on diversity

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