Richard Hake

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:

Democrats Gain Ground in New York and New Jersey Congressional Seats

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

New Jersey Democratic House candidates Mikie Sherrill and Tom Malinowksi flipped their districts, Democrat Max Rose flipped Staten Island, and Sen. Bob Menendez won a third term.

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The Three Other Candidates on Your Ballot for New York Governor

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Howie Hawkins, Stephanie Miner and Larry Sharpe will also be on the ballot in the New York Governor's race on Nov. 6.

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Review: The Master of Menace

Friday, October 19, 2018

Bruce Nauman’s MoMA retrospective speaks to the fears of the present.

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Choreographers Take Center Stage

Monday, October 15, 2018

WNYC's dance critic Marina Harss takes a look at two exciting ballet events taking place in the city this October.

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Review: The Upward Spiral of Hilma af Klint

Friday, October 12, 2018

The Guggenheim’s show sends her to the head of the class.

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Two Very Different Shows, One Common Theme – New York

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

One exhibit looks at the work of Jerome Robbins in New York City and another at the influential Judson Dance Theater.

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Life After 'I Can't Breathe'

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The video of Eric Garner's death galvanized the movement around police use of force. The man who took the video is in prison.

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This Harvest Season, Check Out Concrete Plant Park

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Seriously. It's where the city is piloting a 24/7 food garden that anyone can pick from.

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NYT: Trump Evaded Tax Bills on Millions Inherited From Father

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

A New York Times investigation finds that President Trump received at least $413 million from his father, much of that through dubious tax dodges, including outright fraud.

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Investigating the Investigators of Long Island's MS-13 Victims

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

After 11 teenagers went missing in Suffolk County, lawmakers are pushing the police department to review its treatment of immigrant families who sought help finding their children.

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Dozens of Teenagers Have Been Moved Off Rikers Island as New State Law Takes Effect

Monday, October 01, 2018

Many teenagers will no longer be treated like adults in the criminal justice system. The Raise the Age change took New York State years to embrace.  

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Review: The Other Bauhaus

Friday, September 21, 2018

Professor Chagall and Professor Malevich emerge as archrivals in fascinating new show at the Jewish Museum.

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Fall Dance Preview: From Ballet to Bach

Monday, September 17, 2018

Several new works will premiere throughout New York City. Our dance critic highlights several to check out.

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Without an Internet Barrier, Transgender Sex Workers Feel Less Safe

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Transgender sex workers, more so than other sex workers, may be predisposed to more harm without the safety that online vetting can provide. 

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What We Learned on Day Two of the Manafort Trial

Thursday, August 02, 2018

The trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is being argued in Virginia, but it's playing out like "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, New York Edition."

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As City Forecloses on Co-ops, Owners Could Become Renters Again

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

In the 1970s, tenants of buildings in disrepair were sold their units for as little as $250. But after falling behind on taxes and maintenance fees, they could be foreclosed on.

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Review: David Wojnarowicz’s Season in Hell

Friday, July 13, 2018

The Whitney Museum does justice to an heir to Rimbaud.

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Dances to Watch (and Learn) at Lincoln Center This Summer

Thursday, July 12, 2018

From big band to Mozart to minimalist revivals, there's a lot of dancing going on for visitors to watch and even participate in.

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Army Corps Proposes Giant Hurricane Barrier Across New York Bay

Monday, July 09, 2018

The five-mile-long gate stretching from Sandy Hook, N.J., to Breezy Point in the Rockaways is one of five schemes under consideration.

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An Night of Opera in the Green-Wood Cemetery

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The new opera "The Rose Elf" premieres in the Catacombs. It's the first production in a new series of classical music performances in a part of the park usually closed to the public.

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