Angela Kim is the Marketplace Public Insight analyst, responsible for outreach efforts that engage the public and encourage them to share their insights on topics Marketplace covers via social media, multimedia projects, and the Public Insight Network (PIN). In addition to producing content for PIN, Kim is also the producer/editor for the Marketplace Whiteboard video web series. Prior to her position as PIN analyst, Kim was the Marketplace sustainability desk producer and was responsible for special projects, including live public events, radio program specials, and multimedia web and social media components dealing with sustainability. Before joining Marketplace in 2009, Kim was a producer with the weekly news magazine program Weekend America that aired nationally. She contributed to Public Radio International’s Here and Now, and to the national Asian America public radio show pilot As I Am: Asians In America, for which she received a 2008 Gracie Allen Award. In 2010, she was a fellow with the East-West Center’s Korea-U.S. Journalists Exchange where she traveled to South Korea with six other journalists to learn about Korea’s trade dealings, North and South Korea relations, and green tech innovations. Kim earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from University of California, Irvine and a master’s degree in journalism at Emerson College in Boston. A native of Irvine, Calif., Kim currently lives in Los Angeles, with past residences in Sweden, Massachusetts and Minnesota. In her free time, you can find her contributing to American Public Media’s The Splendid Table, traveling, and updating her food blog,


Features by Angela Kim

How to save for the year of weddings

Going to a wedding can be fun but going to multiple weddings in one year can get expensive. Marketplace Public Insight producer Angela Kim has been to her share of weddings and discusses her experience.
Posted In: weddings, Personal Finance

Your neighborhood through your eyes

We asked you to send in photographs of where you live. Take a look, and contribute yours.
Posted In: community, photos, neighborhoods

Insights about Apple and Steve Jobs

People around the world have been paying tribute and gathering at Apple stores after the announcement of the death of Apple Inc. co-founder Steve...
Posted In: apple, PIN, Public Insight, steve jobs

The Future Is... Fake Chicken

You may have heard Adriene Hill's story on fake chicken on the Marketplace Morning Report. But, why chow down on something fake when you can get...
Posted In: chicken, fake chicken, fake meat, Food, sustainability, vegan, vegetarian, video

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Eco-Labels

Being a green consumer can be difficult when there are over 400 eco-labels to wade through that identify everything from saving energy to being v...
Posted In: eco-labels, quiz, sustainability

Use a reel mower.

If you have a reasonable sized lawn, start using a reel mover. This is what Grandpa would have used and they are quite effective. Needs no gas. No...
Posted In: home

Use the sun to help you cool.

Install a solar-powered attic fan. You can read more here.
Posted In: home

Support cyclists.

Participate in Critical Mass events once a month. You can read more here.

Eat seasonal produce.

Discover something new and local in the produce aisle. You can read more here.

Don't throw away paper towels.

Every American uses around a dozen sheets of paper towel a day to dry hands after washing them. That adds up to a huge number of trees being cut...
Posted In: home


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