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Veralyn Williams

Veralyn Williams is a Peabody award-winning journalist, producing for WNYC's Radio Rookies, which contributes to The Stakes. Veralyn is a co-facilitator of the 2019 Audio Educators Meetup with Merk Nguyen, where they will discuss kickass practices for becoming a mentor in audio.

Williams has been tackling questions on identity, social norms, and community since she picked up her first microphone in 2004. Previously, she launched and produced Slate's film and TV podcast, Represent, revamped Slate’s feminist podcast, The Waves, and was the managing editor of Brooklyn Deep. Through all of her endeavors, Williams aims to amplify perspectives often forgotten in the media.