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Jeannie Yandel

Special Projects Editor

About

Jeannie Yandel is a special projects editor focusing on podcasts and broadcast shows. She created and co-hosted the KUOW podcast Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace and ran and edited KUOW's podcast about local curiosity, SoundQs. She also co-created and co-hosted KUOW's YouTube interview series, Are We Going To Be OK?. Previously, she was senior producer for The Conversation and KUOW Presents, and was Executive Producer for The Record. She's won awards for her interviewing, editing, and reporting.

Location: Seattle

Languages: English

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Stories

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    Should I stop reading the news?

    If you’ve found yourself avoiding the news lately you are not alone. More and more people are tuning out from current events. Amanda Ripley is one of those people. She’s a journalist herself, so she dug into why, and found out the news actually isn’t good for your health. She spoke with Jeannie Yandel about how to stay informed without burning out.

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    Is Seattle heading toward a recession?

    If you follow local tech news, you might be wondering whether Microsoft’s hiring freeze and Amazon’s construction slowdown portends a bigger economic slowdown for the region. Seattle Times business reporter Paul Roberts is here to help us make sense of things.

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    Casual Friday with Jane C Hu and Hannah Weinberger

    It’s Friday again and we’re looking at a weekend of rising temperatures, crowded outdoor events, and maybe some dogs who really hate when we leave the house. We’ll get into all that with Crosscut environment reporter Hannah Weinberger and independent journalist Jane C Hu.

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    Should I be worried about monkeypox?

    We know a lot about monkeypox: How it's spread, what the symptoms are. We even have a vaccine. But health officials are still trying to figure out why it's spreading so quickly right now, in Seattle and across the world. Seattle TimeElise Takahama from the Seattle Times will tell us about the impact Monkey Pox is having here in the Seattle area.

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    What to know about BA.5

    Covid case numbers are climbing and local health officials are in talks about reinstating a mask mandate. But the public is largely feeling pandemic fatigue. Dr. Pavitra Roychoudhury at the UW Virology Lab shares the latest information on Omicron variant BA.5 and the risk level in the community.

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    To AirBnb or Not to Bnb

    AirBnB has, to put it simply, a complex relationship with many US cities. That includes Seattle, where AirBnB stock is pretty tightly regulated. KUOW’s Joshua McNichols wanted to know: Just what impact do AirBnBs have on the city?

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    A Faith Leader on the Reversal of Roe

    The US supreme court's decision to strike down Roe v Wade Friday was not exactly unexpected ... Even so, we’re probably all going to remember where we were when we learned the news. On this episode of Seattle Now, hear from a local pastor whose faith leads him to mourn the overturning of Roe v Wade.

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    All Hike and No Crowds

    Over the course of the pandemic - a lot more of us have hit the trails, which honestly can make them pretty crowded The Washington Trails Association is trying to fix that by recommending less popular hikes. Anna Roth the hiking content manager for the Washington Trails Association will fill us in Related story: Take a trip up Rattlesnake Ledge

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    Casual Friday with Jas Keimig and Kemi Adeyemi

    A video of students at Seattle Pacific University went viral this week. About 50 graduating seniors walked across the graduation stage and handed the school's interim president a pride flag before taking their diploma, a protest of the school's ban on hiring LGBTQ employees. Also this week: We discovered just how many