Rund Abdelfatah Rund Abdelfatah is the co-host and producer of Throughline.
Rund Abdelfatah, co-host and co-producer of Throughline.
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Rund Abdelfatah, co-host and co-producer of Throughline.
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Rund Abdelfatah

Host/Producer, Throughline

Rund Abdelfatah is the co-host and producer of Throughline, a podcast that explores the history of current events. In that role, she's responsible for all aspects of the podcast's production, including development of episode concepts, interviewing guests, and sound design.

Abdelfatah joined NPR in 2014 as an intern and went on to become a producer on a number of NPR's most popular podcasts, including How I Built This, TED Radio Hour, NPR Politics Podcast, Code Switch, and Pop Culture Happy Hour.

The concept for Throughline, launched in February 2019, was developed by Abdelfatah and her co-host, Ramtin Arablouei.

Abdelfatah got her start in journalism covering local and domestic politics at the Washington bureau of the BBC. She previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology, with a minor in Spanish, from Princeton University.

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Constitution's Article 2 Leaves Room For Interpreting Presidential Powers

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NPR Podcast 'Throughline' Delves Into The Kerner Commission's Findings

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BONUS: The Kerner Commission

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What Typhoid Mary's Story Tells Us About COVID-19 Tensions

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NPR's History Podcast 'Throughline' Explores Policing In America

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'Throughline': The Mosquito's Impact On The Shaping Of The U.S.

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'Throughline': The 1918 Flu Pandemic Differs From Coronavirus Crisis

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'Throughline': Becoming America

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The Rise Of Putin

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Looking Back At Jazz Singer Billie Holiday's Influence On American Music

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'Throughline': Boer War Gave Rise To Some Of The First Concentration Camps

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