Veralyn Williams

podcasting and Storytelling in Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Veralyn Williams is an award-winning Journalist who has been tackling questions on identity, social norms, and community since she picked up her first microphone in 2004. Veralyn is producer of Slate podcasts. She launched and produces the film and tv podcast, Represent, and produces Slate's Double X Gabfest and Panoply's Family Ghosts.

Before joining Slate, Veralyn launched and managed BrooklynDeep.org and produced for New York Public Radio’s Radio Rookies. Veralyn’s work can also be found at NPR, Bedsider.org, Ebony.com, WBAI, and BronxNet Television.

Veralyn 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.

  • Work
    • Slate.com
  • Education
    • Hunter College