© 2024 Aspen Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Sami Yenigun

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.