Veralyn Williams

reporting, storytelling, and producing in New York

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Veralyn Williams is a Peabody award-winning journalist, executive producing for WNYC's The United States of Anxiety. Previously, she produced WNYC's Radio Rookies and The Stakes.

Williams has been tackling questions on identity, social norms, and community since she picked up her first microphone in 2004. As a member of Slate Magazine's podcast team, she launched and produced Slate's film and TV podcast, Represent, revamped Slate’s feminist podcast, The Waves, and produced the inaugural season of Panoply’s Family Ghost. Williams has also worked as managing editor of Brooklyn Deep, a digital investigative news, analysis, and data website chronicling neighborhood change in Central Brooklyn.

Through all of her endeavors, Williams aims to amplify perspectives often forgotten in the media.

  • Work
    • New York Public Radio
  • Education
    • Hunter College