Alec Hamilton

Associate Producer, WNYC News


Alec Hamilton is an associate producer for Morning Edition. She’s also the producer and voice of WNYC’s regular science segment Hypothesis, which explores the unknown faster than you can drink a glass of water and test all your pens.

In order to have the day’s news ready when your alarm clock goes off, she starts her work day very, very early.

Before coming fulltime to WNYC, Alec worked as a reporter for Child Welfare Watch, covering child and family poverty in New York City. She’s a graduate of the masters in urban policy program at the New School and was a 2011 New York Times Institute Education Journalism Fellow.

She moved to Brooklyn from New Orleans in 2009, and has also lived in Washington DC,  Washington State, and northern Mexico. 

Alec Hamilton appears in the following:

Immigration, the Secretary of Defense, and Space Rocks

Monday, February 18, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the outrage over the administration's "Plan B' for im...

National Security Nominations and Mali

Monday, January 14, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about some objections being raised by Republicans to Presid...

Defense Nominations and the Looming Debt Ceiling Fight... Again.

Monday, January 07, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the likely selection by the President of Chuck Hagel ...

The United States Reacts to the Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

Monday, December 17, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the elementary school shooting in Newtown Connecticut...

Syria, Gay Marriage, and the So-Called Fiscal Cliff

Monday, December 10, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the so-called fiscal cliff, the Supreme court and gay...

The Fiscal Cliff and the Battle in Syria

Monday, December 03, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the fiscal cliff negotiations and the Assad regime in...

A Ceasefire Between Hamas and Israel, and the Looming Fiscal Cliff

Monday, November 26, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the temporary truce in the middle east and the coming...

Missiles in the Middle East and the End of a Military Career

Monday, November 19, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the missile exchanges between Hamas and the Israelis,...

General Petraeus Resigns

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the resignation of General David Petraeus and the sea...

An Election in the Aftermath of a Devastating Storm

Monday, November 05, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Eddie Robinson about the devastating storm that slammed into the East C...

Hurricanes and Campaigns

Monday, October 29, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about Hurricane Sandy and an equally volatile campaign seas...

Syria's Weapons Crisis, the Cyber-War with Iran, and Preparations for Another Presidential Debate

Monday, October 15, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about arms in Syria, the recent cyber-attacks on a Saudi Oi...

The Election Less Than A Month Away

Monday, October 08, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the presidential campaigns and the coming vice presid...

Presidential Debates, the Investigation into the Embassy Attack, and the Death of a Publishing Giant

Monday, October 01, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about what to expect during Wednesday's first presidential ...

A Wild Week on the Campaign Trail as World Leaders Meet in New York

Monday, September 24, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the presidential campaigns and the UN General Assembl...

The Eye of the Convention Storm and The Israeli Nuclear Threat

Monday, September 03, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about what happened at last week's Republican National Conv...

Storm Preparations at the RNC and Memories of the First Man on the Moon

Monday, August 27, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about what Tropical Storm Isaac means for the Republi...

Presidential Campaigning and the Threat of an Attack on Iran

Monday, August 20, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the U.S. presidential campaigns, and the threat...

Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's VP Running Mate

Monday, August 13, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the selection of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's run...

Global Developments, Domestic Employment Numbers, and the Taxes of Presidential Candidates

Monday, August 06, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the situation in Syria, the U.S. economy, and the con...