Richard Yeh

Supervising Senior Producer, WNYC News

Richard Yeh appears in the following:

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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Controversial Exhibit Requires Trigger Warning

Friday, August 12, 2016

The 24 pieces at the Bronx Documentary Center trace eyewitness recordings of violence, and social and racial injustice throughout history.  


On Ellis Island, 'Ragtime' Confronts Racial Injustice

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

A 22-year-old director brought the 1998 musical about immigration and race to Ellis Island for one night only.


Christie's Tax Plans Divide New Jersey Lawmakers

Friday, June 24, 2016

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers deeply disagree about raising the state's gas taxes to pay for roads and bridges.


On Being Gay and Latino After the Pulse Nightclub Massacre

Friday, June 17, 2016

José Rivera is a gay man of Puerto Rican descent — he says the tragedy has lit a fire 


When the Doors to A Dual Language School Don't Feel Open to Everyone

Friday, June 10, 2016

Dual language and bilingual programs can help draw families into schools they otherwise might not attend. But sometimes they keep people away.
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Videos Show New Jersey Mayor Allegedly Using City Employees For Personal Jobs

Thursday, March 24, 2016

WNBC found city workers have been showing up at the personal residence of Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres, and apparently doing work.

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What Will it Take for Black Voters to Choose Bernie Sanders?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Democratic Senator from Vermont may have taken New Hampshire by storm, but critics say the presidential hopeful has a way to go to win the African American vote.

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New York City Hit by Worst Flooding Since Sandy

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

And it may get worse, said a professor who studies storm surges.

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How Some Energy Service Companies Swindle Thousands of New Yorkers

Thursday, February 04, 2016

A Village Voice report detailed how third-party utility companies scam thousands of New Yorkers — and why Albany has let them get away with it.


A Record Number of Exonerations in the U.S. for the Second Year in a Row

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

A report found 149 people falsely convicted of crimes were freed in 2015. 

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City Ends Use of Cluster Sites

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

New York City is ending the use of private apartments rented by the city that are used to house the homeless.


New Homeless Chief Says He’s An Optimist

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

HRA Commissioner Steven Banks met with reporters for more than hour Wednesday, but questions remain about how he'll tackle the city's homeless crisis.


Why Silver and Skelos Wouldn't Testify

Friday, December 11, 2015

A famed defense attorney gives his take on the federal corruption trials that rocked Albany.


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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