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Daniel Tucker

Daniel Tucker

Senior Morning Shift Producer

Daniel Tucker is a senior producer on WBEZ’s Morning Shift where he books guests, writes scripts and helps manage the day-to-day production of the talk show. Prior to joining WBEZ in 2014, he was a producer and reporter at WNYC in New York focusing on business, technology and local New York City news. He worked on the podcast New Tech City, which was later renamed Note to Self and produced a weekly business segment called Money Talking.

Daniel has an M.A. in Journalism from the City University of New York and a B.A. in English from Vassar College.

Recent Stories

Morning Shift Podcast

WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: February 16, 2018

Each Friday, 'Morning Shift' interviews three local journalists from inside and outside the WBEZ newsroom to bring context and analysis to the biggest Chicagoland and Illinois news stories of the week.

Morning Shift

WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: February 16, 2018

Each Friday, 'Morning Shift' interviews three local journalists from inside and outside the WBEZ newsroom to bring context and analysis to the biggest Chicagoland and Illinois news stories of the week.

Morning Shift Podcast

Chain Migration?: Breaking Down Trump Admin’s Plans For Legal Immigration

'Morning Shift' looks into significant changes the Trump administration has proposed to our legal immigration system.

Morning Shift

Chain Migration?: Breaking Down Trump Admin’s Plans For Legal Immigration

'Morning Shift' looks into significant changes the Trump administration has proposed to our legal immigration system.

Morning Shift

Northwestern Digs Into The Scientific Secret Of Relationships

How can we make our marriages and other relationships stronger, longer-lasting and more fulfilling?

Morning Shift

Lawyer Gary Grasso On His Run For Illinois Attorney General

'Morning Shift' talks to GOP candidate for Illinois' next AG, Gary Grasso. He’s a lawyer, member of the DuPage County Board and former two-term mayor of Burr Ridge.

Morning Shift Podcast

WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: February 9, 2018

For this Friday’s installment, Morning Shift talks to Sun-Times political reporter Tina Sfondeles and WBEZ state political reporter Dave McKinney.

Morning Shift

WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: February 9, 2018

For this Friday’s installment, Morning Shift talks to Sun-Times political reporter Tina Sfondeles and WBEZ state political reporter Dave McKinney.

Morning Shift Podcast

Democrat Chris Kennedy Says He Has The Stuff To Lead Illinois

Now, like so many Kennedys before him, Chris Kenney is trying to make the leap into politics with a run for Illinois Governor.

Morning Shift

Democrat Chris Kennedy Says He Has The Stuff To Lead Illinois

Gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy says keeping the next generation in state would be a top priority as governor.

Morning Shift Podcast

Downstate Democrat Bob Daiber Wants To Be Your Governor

Morning Shift talks to Democrat Bob Daiber about why he wants to be governor and where he stands on the issues.

Morning Shift

Downstate Democrat Bob Daiber Wants To Be Your Governor

Morning Shift talks to Democrat Bob Daiber about why he wants to be governor and where he stands on the issues.

Morning Shift Podcast

‘Frasier’ Actor John Mahoney Dead At 77: A Remembrance

Actor John Mahoney died Monday in hospice care in Chicago. He was 77.

Morning Shift

‘Frasier’ Actor John Mahoney Dead At 77: A Remembrance

Actor John Mahoney died Monday in hospice care in Chicago. He was 77.

Morning Shift

Teaching Nutrition In A Food Desert

'Morning Shift' talks about some of the challenges that come with helping people change their eating habits and develop a healthy lifestyle.

Morning Shift Podcast

Lawyer Erika Harold On Her Run For Illinois Attorney General

Lawyer Erika Harold stops by to talk about why she’s seeking the Republican nomination for Illinois Attorney General.

Morning Shift

Lawyer Erika Harold On Her Run For Illinois Attorney General

'Morning Shift' talks with Erika Harold, a former Miss America and lawyer from Urbana, about why she’s running for the office.

Morning Shift Podcast

WBEZ’s Friday Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: February 2, 2018

This week, 'Morning Shift's' panel includes WGN-TV anchor and political reporter Tahman Bradley, Sun-Times columnist and ABC-7 political analyst Laura Washington and WGN Radio host Amy Guth.

Morning Shift

WBEZ’s Friday Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: February 2, 2018

This week, 'Morning Shift's' panel includes WGN-TV anchor and political reporter Tahman Bradley, Sun-Times columnist and ABC-7 political analyst Laura Washington and WGN Radio host Amy Guth.

Morning Shift

Report: Lax Environmental Regulation Under Gov. Rauner

The revelations come at a time when the Trump administration has slowed down environmental enforcement.

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