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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

Our Representatives: Democratic Congressman Brad Schneider

The congressman talks about the race for his seat, taxes, and a controversial bipartisan caucus he’s taking part in to tackle health care.

Morning Shift

Our Representatives: Democratic Congressman Brad Schneider

'Morning Shift' talks to the congressman about the race for his seat, taxes, and a controversial bipartisan caucus he’s taking part in to tackle health care.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Reps: Randy Hultgren On The Tax Bill And Immigration

Congressman Hultgren about how he plans to retain his seat, and where he aligns with the Republican Party and where he splits.

Morning Shift

Our Reps: Randy Hultgren On The Tax Bill And Immigration

Congressman Hultgren about how he plans to retain his seat, and where he aligns with the Republican Party and where he splits.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Reps: Congressman Danny Davis Focuses Attention On The Role Of Poverty In Gun Violence

'Morning Shift' talks with the Congressman about what he’s working to change in Chicago and his thoughts on the House GOP tax bill.

Morning Shift

Our Reps: Congressman Danny Davis Focuses Attention On The Role Of Poverty In Gun Violence

'Morning Shift' talks with the Congressman about what he’s working to change in Chicago and his thoughts on the House GOP tax bill.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Reps: Adam Kinzinger Straddles Line On Party Loyalty And Support Of President Trump

'Morning Shift' asks Republican U.S. Rep. Kinzinger about some of the most pressing issues facing the Republican party.

Morning Shift

Our Reps: Adam Kinzinger Straddles Line On Party Loyalty And Support Of President Trump

'Morning Shift' asks Republican U.S. Rep. Kinzinger about some of the most pressing issues facing the Republican party.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Representatives: Congresswoman Robin Kelly

We talk with Illinois Democratic Congresswoman Robin Kelly, who represents parts of Chicago’s South Side as well as Kankakee.

Morning Shift

Our Representatives: Congresswoman Robin Kelly

Today, we talk with Illinois Democratic Congresswoman Robin Kelly, who represents parts of Chicago’s South Side as well as Kankakee.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Representatives: Congressman Pete Visclosky

Continuing our series 'Our Representatives,' we head to Northwest Indiana to speak with Democratic U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky.

Morning Shift

Our Representatives: Congressman Pete Visclosky

Continuing our series 'Our Representatives,' we head to Northwest Indiana to speak with Democratic U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky.

Morning Shift Podcast

Conservative State Rep. Jeanne Ives Will Challenge Gov. Rauner In GOP Primary

'Morning Shift' talks to Jeanne Ives about the direction she would like to take both the Republican party and state government.

Morning Shift

ACA Open Enrollment Begins: What You Need To Know

'Morning Shift' talks to Kristin Schorsh, healthcare reporter for Crain’s Chicago business, to break down what health insurance buyers in Illinois need to know.

Morning Shift

Suburban State Rep. Blames Chicago Violence On ‘Cultural Problem’

Republican Rep. Jeanne Ives says Chicago’s violence can be blamed on absentee fathers.

Morning Shift

Lack Of Hate Crime Law In Indiana Leaves One Family Searching For Justice

BuzzFeed reporter Albert Samaha joins 'Morning Shift' to talk about the story and what the lack of hate crime laws mean for Hoosiers looking for relief from the police and the courts.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Representatives: Congressman Mike Quigley

For this installment in our series, we turn to Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley of Illinois’ 5th Congressional district.

Morning Shift

Our Representatives: Congressman Mike Quigley

For this installment in our series, we turn to Democratic Congressman Mike Quigley of Illinois’ 5th Congressional district.

Morning Shift

Check Out These Chicago Area Halloween Displays

Forget fake cobwebs and jack-o’-lanterns. Think animatronic ghouls, sunken pirate ships, and an 800-square-foot haunted house in a yard.

Morning Shift Podcast

Our Representatives: Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

For this latest installment, we’re talking with freshman Democratic Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi of Illinois’s 8th Congressional district in Chicago’s northwest suburbs.

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