Richard Yeh

Senior Producer, WNYC News

Richard Yeh oversees the daily broadcast of All Things Considered on WNYC, and directs the newsroom’s internship program. Since joining WNYC in 2007, he has produced for Morning Edition, the Takeaway, the New Yorker Radio Hour, and reported on immigrant communities in New York City. He also teaches audio journalism at Columbia and NYU. Previously, Richard worked at Independent Press-New York (renamed Voices of NY),, and NY1. He studied journalism at the City College of New York, and documentary photography at the International Center of Photography. A native of Taipei who has lived in Queens since 1992, he was a 2017 Bringing Home The World fellow at the International Center For Journalists.


Richard Yeh appears in the following:

Justice and Journalism Thirty Years After the Central Park Jogger Case

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Decades after the grisly case and wrongful convictions consumed New York City, have the media and law enforcement taken full responsibility?

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How New York Came to Have 9 Chinatowns

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A surge in the immigrant population has helped redefine the city's food scene and led to a golden age of Chinese regional cuisine.

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Roger Stone's Long, Tangled History in New York and New Jersey

Friday, January 25, 2019

Stone's local connections go back from before he became close with Donald Trump.

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The Fall of a Chinese Pop Star

Friday, January 18, 2019

Denise Ho had it all: stadium tours, product endorsements, movie deals. All that changed when she used her celebrity for political activism.

What Went Wrong on Election Day and How to Fix It

Friday, November 09, 2018

Many New Yorkers experienced chaos at the polls. Reformers and critics are laying out a path for how to improve it going forward.

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The Secrets of a Hyper-Polyglot

Friday, October 26, 2018

The staff writer Judith Thurman hits the streets of multiethnic Queens with a linguist who speaks so many languages that he’s lost count.

An N.Y.P.D. Sergeant Blows the Whistle on Quotas

Friday, August 24, 2018

Edwin Raymond says that quotas for police activity—which are no longer legal—are still being targeted at minorities.  

Carmen Maria Machado Spends “A Very Pennsylvania Day” at the Allentown Farmers’ Market

Friday, July 13, 2018

The author’s favorite place is a farmers’ market next to the hospital where she was born.

Bridgegate Architects Say Their Convictions Should Be Tossed

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Former Christie allies Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly argued in federal appeals court on Tuesday that their 2016 convictions should be thrown out.

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Layoffs, Breaches of Editorial Firewall and a Criminal Probe at Newsweek

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Politics editor at Newsweek Mike Mishak explained what happened behind the scenes. 


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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