Sami Yenigun Sami Yenigun is the Executive Producer of NPR's All Things Considered and the Consider This podcast.
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Sami Yenigun

Executive Producer, All Things Considered and Consider This

Sami Yenigun is the Executive Producer of NPR's All Things Considered and the Consider This podcast. Yenigun works with hosts, editors, and producers to plan and execute the editorial vision of NPR's flagship afternoon newsmagazine and evening podcast. He comes to this role after serving as a Supervising Editor on All Things Considered, where he helped launch Consider This and oversaw the growth of the newsmagazine on new platforms.

Prior to joining All Things Considered, Yenigun edited NPR's Code Switch podcast, worked as a field producer for the Education Desk, and was deployed in various breaking news assignments for the network. In 2014, he was part of a team that won a Peabody Award for it's coverage of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and in 2017, was on a team of Education reporters that won an NPR Murrow award for innovation.

Yenigun began at NPR in 2010 as a digital intern for NPR Music. He later joined NPR's Cultural Desk where he learned to produce and report for audio.

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Saturday

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas' role in the Hamas-Israel conflict

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Wednesday

Wanda Irving holds her granddaughter, Soleil, in front of a portrait of Soleil's mother, Shalon, at her home in Sandy Springs, Ga. Wanda is raising Soleil since Shalon died of complications due to hypertension a few weeks after giving birth. Becky Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Wednesday

Tuesday

Protesters rush to Supreme Court after leak shows vote to overturn 'Roe v. Wade'

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Wednesday

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Ask Code Switch: What does race have to do with beauty?

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Monday

Olivia Rodrigo Bridges Generations On Her Debut Album 'Sour'

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Wednesday

Wednesday

In 1980, Stevie Wonder helped campaign for Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday to become a national holiday. "I never saw it as being political," he says. "I just saw it as being the right thing to do." Philippe Callant for NPR hide caption

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Wednesday

Wednesday

Dave Chappelle begins a month long residency at Radio City Music Hall in August. Philippe Callant for NPR hide caption

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Dave Chappelle On Comedy And Politics In The Age Of President Trump

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Friday

Byron The Aquarius, Avalon Emerson and Jayda G released some of our favorite dance tunes of the year. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Our 25 Favorite Dance Tracks Of 2016

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Thursday

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Whole show

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Tuesday

Friday

Hieroglyphic Being releases his new LP, The Disco's Of Imhotep, on August 5. Matthew Avignone/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of July

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Saturday

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

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Friday

Family members wait near the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday for word from police about what would turn out to be the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Bearing Witness To The Shootings In Orlando: How The Events Unfolded

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Thursday

At a one-room school in the Colombian Andes, students learn convivencia -- which means, more or less, the art of living together. Steve Drummond/NPR hide caption

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The One-Room Schoolhouse That's A Model For The World

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Wednesday

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of May

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Wednesday

Techno legend Robert Hood and his daughter Lyric make up Floorplan. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Recommended Dose: Our Favorite Dance Tracks Right Now

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Friday

Call Super released one of our favorite dance tracks from March. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Our Favorite Dance Tracks Of The Month

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Seven Davis Jr. is one of the artists in this month's Recommended Dose. Marc Sethi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Our Favorite Dance Tracks From November

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Wednesday

Monday

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Recommended Dose: September's Best Dance Tracks

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