Rachel Faulkner White Rachel Faulkner White is a producer and editor for TED Radio Hour.
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Rachel Faulkner White

Rachel Faulkner White

Producer/Editor, TED Radio Hour

Rachel Faulkner White is a producer and editor for TED Radio Hour.

During her time at NPR, Faulkner White has helped create more than a hundred TED Radio Hour episodes, including a long-form interview on navigating grief and hardship, a look at how family income affects childhood brain development, a conversation on loneliness and human connection and an exploration of outer space and gravitational waves. She was also a producer for How I Built This for five years, where she directed live tapings of the podcast as well as produced fan favorite episodes like The McBride Sisters, Rent The Runway, Bumble and filmmaker Ava DuVernay.

Faulkner White is part of the TED Radio Hour team that received a 2018 Webby Award for their Manipulation episode. She also worked as a research assistant for Professor Steven V. Roberts, author of the memoir Cokie: A Life Well-Lived, about his wife (and one of NPR's Founding Mothers) Cokie Roberts.

Faulkner White joined NPR in 2016 as an intern. She started producing while finishing college, coming into the office between classes, and joined NPR full-time after finishing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from George Washington University.

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How to overcome the post-retirement blues

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How we can end ageism

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What your age really says about your chance of success at work

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Diana Ragland

Embracing life as a late bloomer

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Bruno Destombes

The art of record digging: Rediscovering lost music and giving it a second life

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Building a library of unread manuscripts, locked away until 2114

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Why did ancient humans paint the same 32 symbols in caves all over Europe?

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How can museums honor both the extraordinary and the everyday?

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Yaël Eisenstat: Why we need more friction on social media

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Elan Gale: How tension in relationships makes for great reality television

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David Moinina Sengeh: The sore problem of prosthetic limbs

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Jennifer Vail: How tribology can change the way you view the material world

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Stewart Brand reflects on a lifetime of staying "hungry and foolish"

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Gabby Rivera: Writing the story of Marvel's first queer Latina superhero

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