Daryl Paranada is the associate web producer for Marketplace, overseeing all daily website content and production, as well as producing multimedia features and special projects. He also films, edits, and produces the popular economic explainer video series, Marketplace Whiteboard, hosted by Paddy Hirsch. Paranada's multimedia work has been featured via Marketplace Money collaborations with The New York Times, the Marketplace Minute as well as projects like “Lot 354: Anatomy of the Housing Crisis,” and “Bailout: Follow the Money,” a special report tracking the disbursement and repayment of government bailout funds.

Paranada joined Marketplace in 2008 during the height of the financial crisis and has worked with every Marketplace program. Prior to Marketplace, he wrote and reported for diverse news organizations such as Mother Jones, Los Angeles CityBeat, The Huffington Post, Us Weekly and The Cape Argus Tonight in South Africa. Paranada has also worked closely with students as an editorial assistant at the Constitutional Rights Foundation and a volunteer at the nonprofit writing and tutoring center 826LA. Paranada reported on the 2008 presidential election through a News21 fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation and Knight Foundation. He also participated in the 2010 Fulbright Berlin Capital Program, which enabled him to partake in a series of seminars and visits to German media, political and cultural institutions.  

He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California and bachelor’s degrees in English and communications from the University of California, Davis. A native of Vallejo, Calif., Paranada currently resides in Los Angeles where he enjoys playing tennis, listening to music and traveling.

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Features by Daryl Paranada

House hunt: Match the famous home with its TV show

"Full House," "The Cosby Show," "Golden Girls" -- all of these TV shows featured noteworthy homes. Play our matching game and see if you can match each house with its TV show.
Posted In: Housing, matching game

Maria Sharapova considered name change to Sugarpova

Tennis superstar flirts with ridiculous name change, decides against it -- and reaps the PR benefits.
Posted In: tennis, marketing

The best and worst of food mashups

From the cronut and ramen burger to the chicken-and-waffle taco -- some food combos cash in, while others fade away.
Posted In: Food, fast food

Bustle backlash: How the launch of a website for women turned into a big mess

Bleacher Report co-founder finds out the hard way how to not launch a website targeted to women.
Posted In: media, publishing, women

Would you rather be debt-free? Or skinny?

A survey issued by Credit Karma, a personal finance company, found that 72 percent of Americans would rather keep their current debt than gain 25 pounds and be completely debt free.
Posted In: Personal Finance, debt, Health

Is your PIN code one of the easiest to figure out?

If your PIN number is 1234, 1111, or 0000 you're in trouble -- not only for your lack of creativity, but also because you're at risk.
Posted In: data security, ATM, theft

The world's most expensive burgers

The world's first lab-grown burger has gone through its first taste test. At $332,000, it might be considered a bit pricey. How does it compare to other gourmet burgers?
Posted In: Expensive stuff, expensive, hamburgers

20 things 30-year-olds should remember

Some humble advice from a 20-something to 30-year-olds out there.
Posted In: Millennial Generation, millennials, advice

Resting face makeover: Plastic surgeons weigh in on a mocking viral video

A mock video highlighting a condition where women look mean or unpleasant when their face is at its natural, resting state has struck a chord with the public.
Posted In: expressions, plastic surgery, surgery

Everything you need to know about LIBOR but were afraid to ask

LIBOR is back in the headlines. How does today's news impact me?
Posted In: LIBOR, libor scandal

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