Brad Hamilton Editor-in-chief
  • Brooklyn
  • The Hatch Institute

Veteran investigative reporter and editor with 35 years in journalism. Served as the New York Post's first investigations editor. Stories in the New York Times, LA Times, Playboy, Harper's, Village Voice. Now editor of The Hatch Institute, a New York non-profit that publishes longform enterprise work and mentors journalists.

Published In

New York Times, New York Post, LA Times, The Guardian, Harper's, Playboy, Village Voice,

Focus Areas

  • Investigative reporting

26 Articles
9 months ago
nypost.com

Billionaire reveals what he seeks in a job applicant, and the 'lifetime habits' needed to succeed

Bill Cummings built his billion-dollar fortune constructing commercial properties in the Boston area without ever bor...

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about 1 year ago
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Drug officials warn of deadly crack, cocaine resurgence in NYC

Cops and prosecutors told The Post that a record influx of Colombian cocaine has spurred the return of crack in New Y...

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over 1 year ago
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Fashion insiders throw wild bash at pricey Airbnb, 'damage' $120K piano

The Airbnb host found out what really happened after seeing photos and video on Instagram.

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over 1 year ago
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Luigi Ronsisvalle was the Forrest Gump of the mafia—in the middle of everything

Sicilian import Luigi “the Zip” Ronsisvalle — a heroin trafficker and hitman with 13 confirmed kills who flipped in 1...

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over 1 year ago
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Harvard students schooling 'Professor de Blasio' over NYC admission exams, anti-police anger

In his new role as a visiting teaching fellow at Harvard, Bill de Blasio was blasted by a male Hispanic student from ...

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over 1 year ago
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EMT mom, 29, nearly killed by driver ‘high on fentanyl’ as drug sweeps NYC

Driver Nicole Marino was “heavily impaired” by the potent opioid fentanyl when she rammed into Ashley Diaz, sources s...

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over 1 year ago
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Fights, deaths, suicides: How Disney keeps the tragic out of the Magic Kingdom

Even in the digital age, reality is no match for the House of Mouse.

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over 1 year ago
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Erotic photography studio in $2.6M mansion riles super-rich Long Island neighbors

An erotic photography studio is riling the super-rich residents of Old Westbury, NY — inspiration for “The Great Gats...

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over 1 year ago
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Martin Shkreli out of prison, trying to start rap career

Newly out of prison, reviled “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli is hoping to stage a cool-guy comeback online.

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over 1 year ago
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How we fought New York’s No. 1 harassment lawyer — and won

How a tavern owner and her partner fought NYC’s No. 1 harassment lawyer and won.

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almost 2 years ago
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From China to Mexico to NYC: How fentanyl became ‘a weapon of mass destruction’ in the US

From China to Mexico to NYC: How fentanyl became “a weapon of mass destruction” in the US.

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almost 2 years ago
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Security guards feel helpless as brazen thieves loot high-end NYC stores

Workers at several high-end stores in NYC’s West Village and Soho say they feel like sitting ducks as thieves loot th...

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