Richard Yeh

Producer, WNYC News

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),, 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:

How Technology Can Save Us from the Next Hurricane

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Thirsty concrete, walls made out of styrofoam sandwiches and intelligent ponds are just a few of the new, and not-so-new ideas being tried out to prevent damage from flooding.

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Why a New Yawk Accent Sways Voters

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

As pundits dissect what the Democratic presidential candidates said in Tuesday's debate, at least one expert says it's just as important to pay attention to how they're saying it.


Johnny Hincapie Goes Free, After 25 Years Behind Bars

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Hincapie became a symbol of the violence that plagued New York during the late 1980s and early 1990s.


Mayor de Blasio Defends NYPD's New Use of Force Guidelines

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Mayor de Blasio talks about the NYPD's new use of force guidelines and other current events.

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A Big Week for Criminal Justice Reforms

Friday, October 02, 2015

Big changes might be on the way to the NYPD, federal and state courts. 

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Blake's Attorney: Public Apology 'Doesn't Go Far Enough'

Friday, September 18, 2015

The scuffle involving the tennis star has brought home for many New Yorkers the aggressive police tactics black residents say they often face.

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Reporting 9/11: Journalists Remember Attacks

Friday, September 11, 2015

Journalists talk about their experiences in a new exhibit.


Alec Baldwin Might Be Serena Williams’ Biggest Cheerleader

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The actor has been a fixture in the stands at this year’s U.S. Open. 


Take a Tour of the New St. Pat's

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A major restoration of the cathedral was expedited for the pope's visit this month. Hear our tour with the rector and an architect, and slide back and forth on a before and after photo.

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Candida Royalle, Feminist Porn Pioneer, Dies at 64

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Candida Royalle started out as a performer in porn films before moving behind the camera. 


Serenas Grow in Brooklyn

Friday, August 28, 2015

As Serena Williams goes for the Grand Slam, a youth tennis league in Brooklyn goes beyond breaking barriers to building character.

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The Rising Population of New York City's Homeless School Kids

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A study from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness finds that a growing number of New York City’s school kids are homeless. How are they faring and what is being done?

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Rep. Nadler Says Iran Deal Isn't Perfect, But He'll Support It

Friday, August 21, 2015

Congressman Jerrold Nadler is the first Jewish member of New York's congressional delegation to express support for the president's much debated deal with Iran.

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Legionnaires’ Outbreak Latest Test of Cuomo, de Blasio Relationship

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

After facing questions about state and city coordination, officials announce joint regulations to combat the outbreak.

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After 44 Years, Maria Bids Sesame Street Farewell

Friday, July 03, 2015

Award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano announced this week that she won't be returning next season.

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Documents Shed Light On Investigation Into Attica Riot

Friday, May 29, 2015

More then 40 years later, there are still unanswered questions about the biggest prison riot in U.S. history.


Fallout From the Gay Canvassers Study

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

One expert says the scientific community is rethinking its procedures and practices.


New Study Looks at 9/11 Health Effects on EMS Workers

Friday, April 17, 2015

EMS workers who responded to the World Trade Center are suffering from chronic digestive problems, difficulty breathing problems and depression. 

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Pearl River's 'Goddaughter' Reflects on Store's History

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The downtown staple, which started importing Chinese goods at a time when U.S.-China relations were less friendly, has announced it will close at the end of the year.  

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Mayor to Beef Up Visitor Screening at Rikers

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The de Blasio administration wants to curb violence at Rikers Island, in part, by placing new restrictions on visitors.