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Veralyn Williams

Executive Producer, Programming

Veralyn Williams (she/her) is a Peabody and Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist who has been asking hard questions about our world since she picked up her first microphone in 2004. In her role as executive producer of programming at NPR, Williams brings her leadership (and editorial ears) to It's Been a Minute, Code Switch and The Limits with Jay Williams.

Before coming to NPR, Williams was the senior editor at LWC Studios, where she developed and launched The Oprah Winfrey Network original podcast, Trials to Triumphs. She was also Executive Producer for WNYC's United States of Anxiety, and she has worked to launch, and shape shows like Slate Represent, Family Ghosts, WNYC's Radio Rookies and The Stakes.

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In 'Chicano Frankenstein,' the undead are the new underpaid labor force

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