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:

Lunar New Year Events to Check Out Around Town

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday is the Lunar New Year, ushering in the Year of the Dog. Here are a few ways to celebrate around New York.


Performa 17 Brings Performance Art to NYC

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Long known for its biennial, the art organization Performa is back with presentations throughout New York City for several weeks in November.


Immigrant Advocates Reject Trump Immigration Proposals

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Some immigration advocates say the immigration policy measures the Trump administration wants to implement in exchange for legislation that would protect Dreamers are unacceptable.


A Cupcake, Marc Jacobs and the Vanishing West Village

Thursday, August 10, 2017

WNYC takes a stroll with Jeremiah Moss, who's spent the past decade documenting the shuttering of the city's local shops, restaurants and bars. 

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For Newark Millennials, History of Riots Became Way to Understand Their City

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Newark riots happened 50 years ago this week, and for these young residents, it informs how they understand what it means to be black today. 

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50 Years Later, The Williams Family Continues the Newark 'Rebellion' by Choosing to Stay

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Junius Williams doesn't refer to the Newark Riots as riots. He calls those four days in the summer of 1967 "the Rebellion."


50 Years After the Riots, a Newarker Looks Back on his Decision to Stay

Monday, July 10, 2017

The 1967 Newark riots left many neighborhoods devastated, and led tens of thousands of residents to flee the city. And that's exactly why Junius Williams decided to stay.

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Voting Block: New Jersey Neighbors Dare to Talk Politics

Monday, June 12, 2017

It's become increasingly difficult to have political conversations with those who disagree. But we are asking one very diverse neighborhood to try.

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Call-In Special: Culture Shock

Monday, November 21, 2016

WNYC's Ilya Marritz asks what movies, books, or music are carrying listeners through this post-election turmoil and if the world needs a unifying anthem under a Trump Administration.

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Call-In Special: Pass the Politics

Friday, November 18, 2016

With less than a week before Thanksgiving, Brian Lehrer takes calls and counsel on how to handle potentially charged discussions.

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Call-In Special: An Electoral Industrial Revolution

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Nation's Kai Wright dissects the economic ramifications that may have brought forth the electoral returns from November 8th.


Call-In Special: Where Technology Takes Us

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

WNYC's Manoush Zomorodi accounts for technology and social media following an election cycle when a tweet could carry more weight than a policy speech.

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Call-In Special: Examining the 'Women's Vote'

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

All Things Considered host Jami Floyd delves into the motivation behind President-elect Trump's female base of support.

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Call-In Special: Hopes and Fears for the Next Four Years

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry fields calls to gauge the emotions of those awaiting a Trump Administration.

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For 'Satellite Babies,' Separation Can Take Its Toll

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Sending babies and young children born in the U.S. to live abroad with relatives is a common practice — but experts say there are long-term costs families should take into account.
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Episode 4: Down the Rabbit Hole

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The failure to listen, but success to be heard may be the cornerstone driving today's cultural and political climates.


Episode 3: This Land Is My Land, That Land Is Your Land

Thursday, October 06, 2016

One thing politicians on both sides of the aisle have agreed on is that immigrants seeking legal status should "go to the back of the line." Problem is, that line doesn't exist.

Episode 1: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Join us as we take our first steps into Long Island to find out if America has truly lost its mind.

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Brenda Berkman: NYC's First Female Firefighter. September 11 Responder. Artist.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Fifteen years after 9/11, meet the ground zero first responder who, after 25 years with the FDNY, is now making a name for herself as an artist.

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Nursing Home Owner in de Blasio Investigations Flouted State Rules that Protect Patients

Monday, August 29, 2016

First they emptied two nursing homes, then they filed required plans for the patients'  future. And state health officials went along.

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