Richard Hake

Host, Morning Edition, WNYC News

Since 1992, Richard Hake has worked as News Host and Reporter at WNYC. His live and produced radio feature segments range from hard breaking news to cultural and artistic sound portraits. Richard’s work has been heard both nationally and locally on the NPR programs, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, All Things Considered and On The Media. His voice is regularly heard during on air fundraisers and as fill in host for various WNYC shows.

Richard Hake appears in the following:

Liz Johnson Artur Creates Black Visual Community with "Dusha"

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

In her first solo museum exhibition, Russian Ghanaian artist and photographer presents three decades worth of work focusing on people and scenes reflecting global blackness. 

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Beatles, Beach Boys and More On the Spring Dance Stage

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Mark Morris and Twyla Tharp present their unique takes on bands of the 1960s, while American Ballet Theater brings a world premiere by Alexei Ratmansky.

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Goodbye to the Old Morning Edition Theme

Friday, May 03, 2019

NPR will introduce new theme music for Morning Edition this Monday. Friday — the last day the theme will be played on WNYC — we gave it a send off.

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'See You Yesterday' Is a Sci-Fi Black Lives Matter Anthem for the Next Generation

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Stefon Bristol's first feature film, "See You Yesterday," follows two black Bronx Science students intent on inventing time travel. Oh, and Spike Lee was the executive producer.

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Week Ahead: April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

In this week's look ahead: We check in on the L train work, watch for a possible pre-K teacher strike, and follow up on New York's early voting efforts.

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"Sprinter" Filmmaker Talks About Coming of Age in New York City

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Jamaican-born Storm Saulter says New York City is "a place of creative renewal" that helped him grow as an artist.

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Week Ahead: April 22, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

In this week's look ahead: How one local family is dealing with lead poisoning. Fewer immigrants in New York are winning asylum. And work on the L train tunnel begins.

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Mayor de Blasio Repeatedly Ignored Warnings About Fundraising from People with Business Before the City

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A newly-released report reveals new insights about the Mayor's fundraising tactics.

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Lawyer and Comedian Andrea Coleman is Here to Judge Your Laws

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Andrea Coleman can prepare a deposition for a racist client — and turn it into comedy in one fell swoop.

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Week Ahead: April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

In this week's look ahead: where the anti-vaccination movement is getting its information, how ACS removes children from families, transit news, and a rare bird sighting.

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100 Solos for 100 Years of Merce Cunningham

Monday, April 15, 2019

This week marks what would have been the groundbreaking choreographer's 100th birthday, prompting a global celebration of his life and work.

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Fighting White Supremacy with a Celebration of Blackness

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

In their new book, How We Fight White Supremacy, Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin amplify black joy and humor and complexity in the face of systemic racism. 

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Week Ahead: April 8, 2019

Monday, April 08, 2019

Coming up this week: a look at Mayor de Blasio's purported presidential aspirations, the first consensus-building effort around reforming specialized high school admissions, and more. 

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One Way to Deregulate Affordable Housing? Inflate the Cost of Renovations

Monday, April 08, 2019

A new report suggests many landlords are illegally raising rents on stabilized units to market rate thanks to overpriced upgrades.

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'The Shed's' Ambitions at Hudson Yards

Thursday, April 04, 2019

The new multidisciplinary arts space hopes to draw people into the new neighborhood with its opening lineup of music, art, dance and performance.

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Week Ahead: April 1, 2019

Monday, April 01, 2019

In this week's look ahead: we'll be digging into the details of New York's new budget, which includes congestion pricing. 

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As Birds Migrate North, NYC Is Their Biggest Obstacle

Friday, March 29, 2019

New York City Audubon estimates that more than 90,000 birds die every year while trying to navigate the city's maze of windows. 

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REBEL: Jason Ward Is Changing the Face of Birding

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The Bronx-born birder is the face of the new series "Birds of North America." 

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Week Ahead: March 25, 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019

In this week's look ahead: the Trump Inc. team drills down on the Mueller report; NJ's marijuana vote is Monday, NY's budget deadline looms, and baseball season begins Thursday.

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