Caitlin Esch is an Associate Producer on the Wealth & Poverty desk. She freelanced for years prior to joining Marketplace in 2014. Her stories have aired on NPR News, NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered, KQED News, The California Report,  KCRW, KPCC’s Take Two and Philosophy Talk.  Caitlin has a Master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley and a Bachelor’s degree in English literature from George Washington University.


Features by Caitlin Esch

How much has changed since the 1963 March on Washington?

How far have we come in 50 years in terms of economic equality? It depends on how you look at the numbers.
Posted In: March on Washington, income inequality, wealth gap

Grandfather, son, grandson reflect on economic equality

Since the March on Washington 50 years ago, how much has changed? We asked three generations of black men to talk about their economic opportunities.
Posted In: March on Washington, equality, Martin Luther King Jr.

Who is the 'middle class' anyway?

We took at a look at the workers who make the median wage, and it's not who you'd think.
Posted In: median income, BLS, President Obama, middle class
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