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Tucker Ives

Digital Producer

Tucker Ives is WNPR's digital producer.

He is a former talk show producer at the station, working on Where We Live, The Colin McEnroe Show, and The Wheelhouse from 2011 to 2016.

Tucker is also a substitute host for WNPR’s Morning Edition and occasionally reports for on-air. On the side, he produces the book podcast Literary Disco.

Tucker graduated from Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications in 2011 where he majored in Television-Radio with a concentration in international communications. In college, he was a producer, reporter and host at WICB. He started off as an intern and freelancer with WNPR in the summer of 2009.

Tucker grew up in Marlborough, Connecticut where he was a video production nerd at RHAM High School. He now lives in Lebanon with his wife Jillian and gecko Greg.

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From left, Oz Griebel, Bob Stefanowski, and Ned Lamont at a recent debate at UConn.
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With 27 days until Election Day, a new Quinnipiac University Poll has Democrat Ned Lamont leading Republican Bob Stefanowski among likely voters, 47 percent to 39. Third-party candidate Oz Griebel is at 11 percent.

Chion Wolf / Connecticut Public Radio

With less than a month before the 2018 midterm elections, efforts to register people to vote are in full swing, with everyone from Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to Taylor Swift making a push.

But an image circulating around social media says the deadline in Connecticut is October 30, which is only partially true.

Jesus Garzon / Connecticut Public Radio

Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has received mixed reaction at his alma mater. Yale Law School released a statement Monday, with praise from current Yale professors and administrators.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting the White House Thursday. The meeting comes less than a week before President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean President Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

Chion Wolf / WNPR

Democratic Representative Elizabeth Esty has so far resisted calls for her resignation from Connecticut’s 5th District congressional seat.

Ryan Caron King / Connecticut Public Radio

Connecticut is once again dealing with a nor’easter -- the third in two weeks. It could bring more than a foot of snow to eastern parts of of the state. 

Hartford snow plows (file photo).
Hilda Muñoz / City of Hartford

A March storm has reached Connecticut, bringing heavy snow and gusty winds.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal speaking to reporters in Hartford on November 13, 2017.
Ryan Caron King / WNPR

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is prepared to vote against a short-term funding bill that would prevent a government shutdown at the end of the week.

Ryan Caron King / WNPR

The first snowstorm of 2018 has brought heavy amounts of snow and strong winds to much of Connecticut Thursday.

Ron Cogswell / Creative Commons

The U.S. Senate passed a GOP-sponsored tax bill on Tuesday evening, after the House of Representatives did the same earlier in the day.

Ryan Caron King / WNPR

Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation have renewed calls for gun legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, where at least 58 people were killed and more than 500 injured.

Ken Cedeno / International Medical Corps

A little more than a week after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the island has struggled to get the power back on, food and water distributed, and communication outside the capital of San Juan.

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