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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.

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A Review Of Gov. JB Pritzker’s First Year In Office

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Illinois Senate President John Cullerton Reflects On Four Decades In Springfield

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The Congressional Push To Protect Maternal Health

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Chicago Spanish-Language Newspaper Hoy To Shut Down

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Indiana Congressman Peter Visclosky Won’t Seek Re-election In 2020

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Chicago Top Cop Eddie Johnson Reportedly Plans To Step Down

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