Veralyn Williams

podcasting and Storytelling in Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Veralyn Williams is a Peabody and Edward R. Murrow award winning journalist who has been tackling questions on identity, social norms, and community since she picked up her first microphone in 2004.

Williams is a producer of Slate podcasts. She launched and produced Slate Represent and the inaugural season of Panoply’s Family Ghost. Now, she can be found producing and co-hosting Slate’s feminist podcast, The Waves (formally Double X).

Before joining Slate, Williams managed and produced for New York Public Radio’s Radio Rookies. Her work can also be found at NPR,,, WBAI, and BronxNet Television.

Williams is also a proud co-founder of Telem Center for the African Child, a nonprofit providing cultural, educational and recreational programs for children of African descent to explore and celebrate their heritage.

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

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    • Hunter College