Tucker Ives

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 Vernon with his wife Jillian and his iPad. According to his 6th grade yearbook, Tucker initially wanted to be a professional baseball manager. He settled for merely being a fantasy baseball manager.

In real life, his favorite team is the Yankees and proudly sat in the last row of the nosebleed section for Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS.

A Connecticut man was arrested and charged Thursday for his involvement in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Richard T. Crosby Jr. was charged with six federal offenses, including felony obstruction of justice. That has a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. 

As dignitaries filed into their seats for President Joe Biden’s inauguration in Washington, D.C., roughly a dozen people affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement in Connecticut marched to the front of the state Capitol in Hartford.

State and local law enforcement agencies blocked off and locked down the Connecticut State Capitol complex Sunday in anticipation of pro-Trump protests that never came to pass.

On March 8, 2020 Gov. Ned Lamont announced the first declared case of coronavirus in a Connecticut resident. 

Just 12 weeks later, the death toll in the state surpassed 4,000. In between, life had radically changed for everyone in many different ways. 

A journalist was arrested by Bridgeport police officers Thursday night while covering protests against police violence.

With a week to go until Election Day, a new Quinnipiac University poll says the race is “too-close-to-call.”

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

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.

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy will not seek re-election. The two-term Democratic governor announced his decision at a news conference Thursday afternoon at the Capitol in Hartford.