Tracie Hunte

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Three Men Plead Guilty in Staten Island Convent Fire

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The blaze had injured 2 nuns and exposed ongoing problems with the city’s 911 system, according to a WNYC investigation.


Empire: The ‘Ridiculous,’ ‘Over the Top’ Music Drama with a Heart

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Empire has been an unprecedented success, growing week to week in ratings and buzz.


Jewish Americans Watch Israeli Election Closely

Monday, March 16, 2015

Jewish Americans on the right and the left will be watching to see what kind of government is formed after the election, set to be held Tuesday.


Real Estate Scion and Suspected Killer Arrested After Documentary

Monday, March 16, 2015

Real estate heir Robert Durst was arrested in New Orleans and charged with murder on Saturday, just one day before the finale of an HBO series in which he appeared to confess to killing.

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The Looks and the Mind of Mad Men

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The shoe-box holding the truth about ad man Don Draper and journals from the TV show creator are among the items in a new exhibit. 

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Architect Michael Graves Transformed Ordinary Architecture and Objects

Friday, March 13, 2015

His colleague, architect Peter Eisenman, called Graves "the consummate artist." 


Man Charged in Beating Death of Transgender Woman

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Prosecutors said Dixon punched 21-year-old Islan Nettles in the face and continued beating her after she fell and hit her head on the sidewalk. 


Oh Great. More Snow.

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island could see up to eight inches. Check out our transit tracker for your commute.


Could Climate Change Spur Revolutions?

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A new study asserts that global warming contributed to a three-year long drought in Syria, setting the stage for a civil war.


Advocates Push for Tougher Penalties for Drivers Who Kill

Monday, March 02, 2015

Councilman Brad Lander says drivers who kill pedestrians by speeding and running red lights still face little consequence.

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Why Rep. Rangel Won't Be Attending Prime Minister Netanyahu's Speech

Monday, March 02, 2015

The 23-term Democrat says it's about respect for the president and the rules of Congress. 

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Local Muslim Leader: ISIS Arrests in Brooklyn Do Not Signal an Epidemic

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Linda Sarsour of the Arab-American Association of New York says the number of U.S. Muslims who have left the country to join the self-proclaimed Islamic State is relatively small.


New Videos Warn Inmates of Rape

Monday, February 23, 2015

The videos feature interviews and advice from current inmates in the hope of preventing others from experiencing sexual assault in prison.


City Housing Policy Reviewed For Possible Civil Rights Violations

Friday, February 20, 2015

At issue is the city's policy to put aside 50 percent of affordable housing units to people who already live in the neighborhood. 


In Patz Trial, Defense Will Present a Different Suspect

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Defense attorneys for Pedro Hernandez will ask an informant to testify against a convicted child molester who's long been seen as the lead suspect in the Etan Patz disappearance. 

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Empire Recap: Mama Hens and Baby Mama Drama

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Lucius comes clean about murdering Bunkie, a familiar face (ok, it's Courtney Love) joins in as a washed-up rocker who needs Mama Cookie, and Jamal and Hakeem's mother issues deepen.


Brooklyn DA Steps Into the Spotlight with Akai Gurley Case

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A legal expert notes that Brooklyn and Staten Island have very different constituencies — and wonders whether that's why Brooklyn got an indictment.

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'High Maintenance' Fans, Exhale! New Episodes Released

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The creators of 'High Maintenance' said the stories are inspired by their own lives.


Ebola Doc Craig Spencer Speaks Out

Thursday, January 29, 2015

His Ebola diagnosis kicked off a media firestorm, but now, in an exclusive interview with WNYC, Dr. Spencer talks about his trip to Guinea, his diagnosis, and the backlash.

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The Rise to Power of Sheldon Silver

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Who is Sheldon Silver — and how did he become one of the "Three Men in a Room" who run New York State?