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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:

Previewing the 2016 Baseball Season

Monday, April 04, 2016

Baseball's Opening Day is upon us — and Sports Illustrated senior editor Emma Span previewed the upcoming season with WNYC.

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Review: New Takes on Theater Classics

Friday, April 01, 2016

Several new productions on and off-Broadway re-imagine classic plays in new, vibrant ways.

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Review: Edgar Degas’s Fingerpaintings

Friday, March 25, 2016

A new exhibit at MoMA reveals a more modern and experimental artist than his reputation suggests.

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After 10 Years of Despair, New Jersey NCAA Team Goes for March Madness Win

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The team lost 15 straight games last season, and hasn't been competitive in more than a decade.

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5 Years After Fukushima, How Vulnerable Is Indian Point?

Friday, March 11, 2016

The plant in Westchester County has undergone safety upgrades, but it still faces pressure to shut down. 

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Review: Japan’s Photographers Remember 3-11

Friday, March 11, 2016

"In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11" is an intelligent memorial commemorating the 5 year anniversary of Japan's triple disaster.

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Bringing More Diversity to Opera

Thursday, March 10, 2016

WNYC
For its next season, the Metropolitan Opera will stage a production written by a woman. It's the first time since 1903 and part of a growing trend to diversify productions.

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Taxpayers Subsidies for Staten Island Mall

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

WNYC
After the addition of $47 million of public funds, taxpayer contributions for the development of a Staten Island outlet mall are reaching nearly a quarter of the project's total cost.

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A Critic Looks at Calatrava's PATH Station

Monday, March 07, 2016

Architecture critic Alexandra Lange likes the light and air the $4 billion structure brings to Ground Zero, but is still left wondering, "Why?"
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Presidential Hopefuls Court Iowa Voters

Friday, January 29, 2016

The first votes in the 2016 elections will be cast on Monday.

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Civil Confinement Keeps Juvenile Offenders Imprisoned in New Jersey

Friday, January 29, 2016

Jhon Sanchez is being held indefinitely, without new charges, under the legal categorization of civil confinement.

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Helping to Put the Sound in David Bowie's Vision

Monday, January 11, 2016

New York native Carlos Alomar, who served as David Bowie's guitarist and musical director in the late-70's, discusses his decades-long collaboration with "The Man Who Fell to Earth."

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Four Teens in Custody, 5th Suspect Sought in Brooklyn Rape

Monday, January 11, 2016

Authorities say the victim was attacked Thursday night as she and her father walked through Osborn Playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

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Why Silver and Skelos Wouldn't Testify

Friday, December 11, 2015

A famed defense attorney gives his take on the federal corruption trials that rocked Albany.

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New Jersey's Dirty Little Secrets Cost Property Owners a Big Chunk of Change

Friday, December 11, 2015

Inheriting a toxic property can turn into a net loss if the land is polluted enough and there's no incentive for developers to rebuild on the land. 

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Why Does Lead Poisoning Still Afflict Tens of Thousands of Kids in New Jersey?

Friday, December 04, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Childhood lead poisoning is entirely preventable, but it lingers in the Garden State.

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NJ Hospital Tax Ruling Sends Ripples Throughout Garden State

Friday, November 27, 2015

NJ Spotlight
While towns ponder generating revenue by taxing local facilities, nonprofit hospitals and their legislative advocates push statewide legislation.

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With Patience and Fortitude, the Library Gets Its Ceiling Back

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Months after a piece of plaster fell from the ceiling at the New York Public Library, WNYC gets a rare, close-up look at the restoration.

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Laughing It Up In New York City

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Now in its 12th year, the New York Comedy Festival got its start thanks to Caroline of Carolines on Broadway.

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Beyond Dance

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Increasingly, choreographers are becoming more like directors, where dance is just one element in the production.

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