Avishay Artsy is an assistant producer for Marketplace where he is responsible for creating, writing, researching and editing segments for the show. He also occasionally fills in on both the Marketplace Money and Marketplace Morning Report programs.
Artsy joined Marketplace in 2010 and recently helped produce the most recent summer book and fall philanthropy series. He’s also assisted with the weekly letters segment, which reviews listener feedback. Prior to joining Marketplace, Artsy was the producer and director of “Word of Mouth” at New Hampshire Public Radio and has worked for radio stations in Washington, DC; Paris, France; and Lincoln, Nebraska. Artsy also has created freelance stories which have aired on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, Weekend America, Only a Game and Destination DIY, among others.
Artsy is a recipient of numerous awards including: the Nebraska Associated Press Broadcast News Award for Sports Feature, Natural Sound, Agriculture Reporting (2005-2006); Northwest Broadcast News Association – Eric Sevareid Award (2006); Lilly Scholarship, Religious Newswriters Association (2007); German Marshall Fund Journalism Fellowship (2007); Science Literacy Project Fellowship, SoundVision Productions (2009).
Artsy received his bachelor’s degree in political communications from Boston University.
A native of Nashua, N. H., Artsy has lived abroad in Israel and France and currently resides in Los Angeles.