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Micah Yason

Producer, Reset

Micah Yason is a producer for WBEZ’s Reset. She formerly worked as a producer for a daily statewide talk show, All IN Indiana, based at Indianapolis NPR-member station WFYI. Prior to her production work, Micah joined WFYI in 2019 as a news reporting intern after changing her major from nursing to journalism.

Micah is a proud Filipino American who’s passionate about telling Asian American stories and is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.

In her free time, she enjoys taking art classes, White Sox games and going to concerts wishing her dog was there too.

Lapell’s latest album ‘Anniversary’ features songs about love, loss and life.
According to new research from the American Heart Association, 6 in 10 people in the U.S. will be affected by cardiovascular disease by 2050.
In the last eight years, the state’s Department of Children & Family Services has gone through 11 different leaders.
The Chicago Blues Festival runs from Thursday, June 6, until Sunday, June 9.
Fibroids are the most common non-cancerous tumor that grows inside the uterus and 80% of Black women will have them by age 50.
Baseball legends like Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth have been dethroned from their record titles.
A Chicago writer was diagnosed with thoracic endometriosis in 2021. Before that a doctor told her, “That’s so rare. No one ever gets that.”
CPS has new plans for school safety including removing school officers and incorporating more restorative justice practices.
An exhibit at the Center on Halsted explores the history of the LGBTQ+ rights movement and the role of the Midwest.
As infertility rises, people are turning to assisted reproductive treatments like in vitro fertilization.
In the last five years, Chicago has seen double the number of cyclists in the city.
Asian Americans are three times less likely to seek mental health care compared to white Americans.
The album features nine tracks that explore failure and just doing your best.
In 1963, nearly half of all Chicago students walked out of school to protest segregation and inequity in their schools, laying the groundwork for decades of protests to come.
When people are science literate, they could be more health literate too.