Richard Yeh produces All Things Considered on WNYC.
He joined WNYC in 2008 as an Assistant Producer for Morning Edition, after brief stints at Independent Press-New York (now Voices of NY), InsideSchools.org, and NY1. He studied journalism at the City College of New York, and documentary photography at the International Center of Photography. He was born and raised in Taipei, but felt that he really grew up in Queens, where he arrived at the age of 14. Follow him on Twitter @ryeh
Richard Yeh appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
With another shelter a block away and institutions for people with mental illness and adult care facilities nearby, people in this densely populated neighborhood say they feel overburdened.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's ordered a "full and thorough investigation" into the death of a Staten Island man who died Thursday while in police custody.
Friday, July 11, 2014
It’s the high season for cool, slushy drinks. Nina Planck, author of several Real Food cookbooks, says her fermented watermelon cooler illustrates one of her key principles: when she processes food, she does it in ways that enhance nutrition, flavor, and shelf life.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Struggling hospitals across New York are getting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal aid to stay afloat. It's the first step in a long-term plan orchestrated by the Cuomo administration to dramatically change how the state's healthcare system works.
The Health and Hospitals Corporation, the city's public hospital system, ...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie bounded into T-Bones restaurant in Bedford, NH, at suppertime on Friday. He held hands with a 102-year-old woman, signed some baseballs and took a bunch of cellphone selfies.
Technically he was there to campaign for Walt Havenstein, a New Hampshire gubernatorial candidate. But in reality, at least ...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Democrats running in the June 24 primary for the upper Manhattan and Bronx congressional seat held by Rep. Charles Rangel debate the merits and meaning of change.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia said the proposed East 91 St. Marine Transfer Station was moving forward, but she's ready to meet with opponents of the plan.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
In their opening statements Wednesday, federal prosecutors said the alleged al-Qaida spokesman used "murderous power of his words" to help Osama bin Laden publicize the attacks of September 11 and strengthen the terror network.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
New York's unprecedented restrictions on the use of solitary confinement places the state at the forefront on one issue in an emerging national debate about the criminal justice system.
Friday, February 14, 2014
David Sukhin's snow day-predicting algorithm has never been wrong for his New Jersey hometown. But on Thursday it forecast a 90 percent chance of school closures in New York City...and schools stayed open.
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
The governor claimed on a radio show Monday night he didn't know anything about granting extraordinary eminent domain powers to a new higher education board in South Jersey. But Christie himself signed the bill into law less than three weeks ago.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
We know it's early, but we thought we'd take a look ahead to 2016.
Thursday, January 09, 2014
The Museum of Modern Art now owns the building on West 53rd Street, and has decided not to incorporate it into its 100,000-square foot expansion, which it unveiled on Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
He's still pushing universal pre-k, gun control and medical marijuana, but in the first big speech of his re-election year, New York's governor seemed to go back to his centrist roots, focusing on lower taxes and balanced budgets.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Manhattan's district attorney has charged dozens of retired police officers and firefighters with filing fake disability claims.
Friday, December 27, 2013
The controversial outgoing commissioner of the Department of Transportation—who brought pedestrian plazas and Citibikes to NYC—says before she arrived, the city streets couldn't meet the demands placed on them.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
It's an exciting new chapter for a Queens building with a storied past. The Queens Museum has re-opened to visitors, after a $69 million dollar redesign.
Monday, November 04, 2013
For weeks, the Chris Christie campaign has played to big crowds, while Democratic challenger Barbara Buono struggles to get her message out. But Christie's handlers have limited his press time in the run-up to the election. Matt Katz — who has covered Christie for the past three years for The Philadelphia Inquirer and who will be joining the staff of New Jersey Public Radio next week — has some theories about why.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Experts and political candidates are still trying to sort out the implications of a federal appellate court ruling in a landmark stop-and-frisk case against the New York Police Department.
Sunday, September 08, 2013
In a published interview Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave to New York Magazine, he called de Blasio's campaign "class-warfare" and "racist," praised Quinn for "seven and a half years of keeping legislation that never should have made it to the floor," and called on more Russian billionaires to move to the city.