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Taki Telonidis

Taki Telonidis

Senior Supervising Editor

Biography

Taki Telonidis is the senior supervising editor for Reveal. Previously, he was the media producer for the Western Folklife Center, where he created more than 100 radio features for NPR’s "All Things Considered," "Weekend Edition" and other news magazines. He has produced and directed three public television specials, including "Healing the Warrior’s Heart," a one-hour documentary that explores how the ancient spiritual traditions of our nation’s first warriors, Native Americans, are helping today’s veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Telonidis also was senior content editor for NPR’s "State of the Re:Union." Before moving to the West, he worked for NPR in Washington, where he was senior producer of "Weekend All Things Considered" between 1994 and 1998. His television and radio work has garnered a George Foster Peabody Award, three Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards and the Overseas Press Club Award for breaking news. Telonidis is based in Salt Lake City.

Articles

Accountability

Flood thy neighbor

This week, we team up with ProPublica to investigate how rising waters have set off a race to build the highest levee.

Apr 13, 2019
Immigration

Trans national migration

We meet an immigration judge who rejected nearly every asylum case that came before her, then follow a transgender woman as she tries to claim asylum.

Apr 6, 2019
Accountability

Bitter custody

A controversial theory on child abuse is swaying judges to award custody to parents accused of harm. We trace the origins of “parental alienation.”

Mar 9, 2019
Sports

Lasting impact

In Oregon, the concussion protocols that were supposed to keep high school athletes safe end up falling short for a star quarterback.

Feb 9, 2019
Accountability

Sins of the fathers

In Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, the Catholic Church had a problem with Jesuit priests sexually abusing kids. James Poole was a repeat offender.

Dec 15, 2018
Accountability

The storm after the storm

Doctors in Puerto Rico are outraged at the government’s unexpected decision to declare the Zika crisis over in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Oct 27, 2018