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Jeannie Yandel

Special Projects Editor


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


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    'Tis the season for respiratory illness

    It’s a week of giving thanks and gratitude, and of stuffing and mashed potatoes. Good luck getting into a grocery store this week... Maybe grab some tissues while you're there. Cases of Covid, flu and RSV are on the rise. KUOW’s Jeannie Yandel talks to UW Associate Professor of Medicine Dr. Helen Chu about celebrating the holidays safely.

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    Bringing grizzlies back

    For thousands of years, grizzly bears roamed the North Cascades in large numbers. It’s estimated that currently, fewer than ten remain. Now, scientists are trying to bring the grizzlies back. We’ll hear from Seattle Times Environment Reporter Isabella Breda who’s looked into this.

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    KUOW Shorts

    The Ghost In The River + Chloe Loves Horror

    Our final episode is a two-parter. First, a story from RadioActive about a ghost that lives in the river surrounding a small village in north India. Then, KUOW’s Katy Sewall talks with 3-year-old and then 13-year-old Chloe and her dad, who love horror movies and watch them together.

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    KUOW Shorts

    Ghosts Like Vacation Too

    A 19-year old takes her travel industry job seriously, and doesn’t party with the rest of her team when they go on vacation research trips. But an early bedtime leads to an unusual visitation in the 19-year old’s Alaskan cruise ship cabin… particularly since she doesn’t believe in ghosts.

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    KUOW Shorts

    K-Boo-O-W: But ... they’re my children

    Once upon a time, there was a group of local ghost hunters called AGHOST - Amateur Ghost Hunters of Seattle-Tacoma. Radio producer Jake Warga went along with the group one creepy night. Terrifying hijinks ensue.

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    KUOW Shorts

    K-Boo-O-W: Eleanor

    A delivery of old clothing shows up at a dinner theater in Virginia, including an old wedding dress. The costume designer makes the dress a centerpiece of the play they’re doing, but the original owner of the dress doesn’t like that.

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    K-Boo-O-W: The Secret Room

    A UW college student discovers a secret, boarded-up room in his U District rental house and is overcome with the urge to get into the room. The house fights back

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    Is Washington Protecting Outdoor Workers?

    Washington’s dealt with historic heat these past two summers. So, the state’s enacted some new protections for people who work outside in the summer, in jobs like agriculture and construction. This work can be dangerous during extreme heat, but many workers are reluctant to report violations. KUOW's Eilis O'Neill will tell us why.

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    Casual Friday with Jas Keimig and Andrew Walsh

    This week, some teachers and students started a new school year. Others are on still trying to negotiate labor agreements with districts. The rest of us are debating what it really means to “quiet quit” your job. And just in case you want to get judgy on the internet, Pumpkin Spice season is officially here. Cue the hot takes. We unpack it all with The Stranger’s Jas Keimig and podcast host Andrew Walsh.